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Niello

Scope note

A technique of decorating metal, usually gold or silver, by engraving it with designs that are then filled with a black inlay.

This term has 30 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300054022

Broader Terms used

inlay (process)

Equivalent Terms used

niellos

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Fibula

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Knife

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Box

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Box

Maker(s)

Unknown

Box

Maker(s)

Maker: Zhilin, Ivan

Bowl

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown

Snuff box

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Popov, Afranasij & Stephan (Probably)

Box

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Spoon

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Henkelkanne (Possibly)
Silversmith: Deckle (Possilby)

Altar cross

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Box

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Box

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Box

Maker(s)

Maker:

Belt

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Watch

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Watch

Maker(s)

Maker: Vallier, Jean

Box

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown
Medallist: Vernier, L

Snuff box

Maker(s)

Maker: Popov, Afranasij & Stephan (Possilby)

Box

Maker(s)

Maker: T. К

Box

Maker(s)

Maker:

Tobacco box

Maker(s)

Maker: ЯT (Possibly)

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