'A Bacchanal of Children', plaquette

'A Bacchanal of Children', plaquette

A Bacchanal of Children
Plaquette
Italy (possibly Padua)
About 1500
Bronze
Museum no. A.419-1910
Salting Bequest

The rimmed edges on independent plaquettes such as this suggest that they originally formed part of a larger casket. This one is an impression taken from a triangular sandbox used for sprinkling sand on to ink to dry.