26 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 375
Estimate USD 700 - USD 1,000
ITALIAN, 16TH AND 17TH CENTURY
A GROUP OF BRONZE METALWORK
Including a rectangular plaquette with the Virgin and Child, one portrait medal of Eleanora Gonzaga inscribed ELEANORA.GONZAGA.ETRVT. PRINCEPS, the verso with a tree and inscribed SECVNDIS.DUBIISQUE.RECTA, another medal portrait of Cardinal Medici inscribed CAROLVS.CARD.MEDICES and the verso with a griffin and inscribed IN.VTROQUE.PRINCEPS and a circular plaquette, missing elements, with a frieze of an Antique battle scene
4 x 3 in., 3 ¼ in. diameter, 3 ¼ in. diameter, 2 ¼ in.
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