Asante Helmet

Asante Helmet

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The helmet consists of alternating silver and gold leaf decorative strips moving from the front to the back. There is a gold rim around the front edge. All of the metalwork is decorated with repoussé technique.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Cameo Bearing the Portrait of Charles I of Spain

Cameo Bearing the Portrait of Charles I of Spain

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Date: 1550~
Creator: unknown
Description: The cameo bearing the profile of Charles I of Spain with a beard and a soft hat depicts the monarch as an elderly man.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
The Alchemist's Wedding Band

The Alchemist's Wedding Band

Date: 2006
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria
Description: The small scale sculpture, according to the artist, represents an alchemical allegory of marriage. It is symmetrical with two bulbous shapes emerging from a third round piece which is balanced on a crescent shape. The work is topped with a funnel shape holding some shapes made of lead.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design