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date: 20 October 2019

Cortelazzo, Antoniolocked

(b 1819; d 1903).
  • Gordon Campbell
  •  and Jaynie Anderson

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(b 1819; d 1903).

Italian metalworker, active in Vicenza. Some of his early work imitated Renaissance metalwork so adeptly that it was sold by dealers as Renaissance metalwork. His virtuoso display pieces in gold, silver, enamel and steel attracted wealthy buyers in Europe and America. He designed for Lady Layard an elaborate metal belt, decorated with onyx cameos and miniature glass mosaics (...

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