13 June 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A CIRCULAR BRONZE RELIEF OF POPE INNOCENT XI
Circle of Giovanni Hamerani (1646-1705), late 17th century
The outer rim inscribed 'INNOCENTIVS.XI.P.O.M'.
Warm brown patina with lighter high points; very minor dents to the face.
7 in. (18 cm.) diam.
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Another example of this plaquette was included in the sale of 'A Collection of Renaissance and Later Medals, Sotheby's Geneva, 27 May 1974, lot 253.
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