— Alphabet Of Organic Type

Jan Christian Bierpfaff’s mid-17th Century ‘Alphabet Of Organic Type‘ from Libellus Novus Elementorum Latinorum.This ABC masterfully shows the new Rocaille ornament of the beginning of the Rococo period.

 

It was designed by the Polish goldsmith Bierpfaff and engraved by his fellow Jeremias Falck.

 

Via: Design Is Fine. History Is Mine

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