• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 573

    A PEWTER AND HAND-COLOURED ENGRAVED MEDALLION COMMEMORATING THE FOURTH COALITION BATTLES OF 1806-1807

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY GERMAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PEWTER AND HAND-COLOURED ENGRAVED MEDALLION COMMEMORATING THE FOURTH COALITION BATTLES OF 1806-1807
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY GERMAN
    THE DOUBLE LIDDED RELIEF CAST MEDALLION WITH PORTRAITS, ENCLOSING CIRCULAR HANDCOLOURED ENGRAVED PLATES DEPICTING BATTLEFIELDS, THE INSIDE OF THE LIDS WITH EXPLANATORY TEXTS; SOME MINOR DAMAGES
    5 CM. DIAM.
    TOGETHER WITH A DUTCH CARICATURAL DECK OF CARDS, EARLY 18TH CENTURY, COMPRISING 50 HANDCOLOURED ENGRAVED CARDS DEPICTING FIGURES WITH TEXT BELOW, MADE AS A REACTION ON THE FRAUD BY JOHN LAW (1671-1729) IN FRANCE EARLY 18TH CENTURY; GLUED ONTO PLEXIGLASS BACK, SOME FOXING (2)


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