LATE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
for the custody of a sword
Pen and brown ink, brown wash on black pencil strokes
19.5 x 14.5 cm
Unreadable annotations in the upper right corner "Fra Francesco Orazo".
Sketches on the back
Stains, small folds and irregular edges
Seven drawings are attached: four other ornamental studies by the same hand, another ornamental study annotated "porta viti", a sheet of ancient writing and a blank sheet bearing a wax cake.