3.50 Schillings 1971 - "Saliera" (c. 1541) by Benvenuto Cellini

3.50 Schillings 1971 - "Saliera" (c. 1541) by Benvenuto Cellini
Added by Iordache Gabriel
General Description : Series: Art Objects;
The Cellini Salt Cellar (in Vienna called the Saliera) is a part-enamelled gold table sculpture. It depicts a male figure representing the sea and a female figure that represents the earth. A small vessel meant to hold salt is placed next to the male figure.
It was modelled and cast by the Italian sculptor and goldsmith Benvenuto Cellini for Francis I of France sometime between 1539 and 1543.
Face value 3.50 öS - Austrian schilling
Catalog code (Michel) AT 1357
Catalog code Stamp Number AT 892; Yvert et Tellier AT 1186; Stanley Gibbons AT 1607; AFA number AT 1257; ANK AT 1387
Series Obiecte de artă - Austria 1971
Place in series 3
Stamp colour Multicolor
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 2.900.000
Issue date 22/03/1971
Designer Adalbert Pilch | Alfred Nefe (E)
Paper type Stamp
Print technique Photogravure and Recess
Perforation comb 14
Height 40.00 mm
Width 33.00 mm
Catalog prices No catalog prices set yet

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