Lot 1231: Post Medieval Catholic Medallion Group
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 18th-19th century AD. A group of six Spanish Catholic medallions including: one in the shape of Our Lady of Guadelupe holding infant Christ; one with seated figure of the Virgin Mary holding infant Christ and with seven roses around her head, to the reverse a kneeling saint (Anthony ?) with rays of light in front; one with a figure of the Virgin Mary holding the infant Christ and standing on a column, kneeling figure in front, to the reverse standing figure of the Virgin Mary with hands clasped in prayer and nimbus around body; one with the figure of Our Lady of Guadelupe, to the reverse the bust of a bearded and bald male saint; one with the standing figure of the Infant of Prague, to the reverse a lobed border with 'MENSAJERO MINO JESUS DE PRAGUE' within; one with the figure of the Virgin Mary standing on the crescent moon, holding the infant Christ and with nimbus around body, to the reverse the kneeling figure of a bearded and bald male saint. 14 grams total, 21-29mm (3/4 - 1 1/4"). Property of a Middlesex gentleman; acquired in the 1980s. [6, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.