An early 17th century Venetian bronze pax depicting the Visitation together with five further reliefs
Lot 374
An early 17th century Venetian bronze pax depicting the Visitation together with five further reliefs
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,993) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An early 17th century Venetian bronze pax depicting the Visitation together with five further reliefs
the first cast with some chasing and punching, dark brown patination, the back with old marks for attaching a handle, numbered on the reverse in red 22 and in black ink 189, together with a bronze aftercast of a Renaissance mirror back, a silvered bronze relief of the Pieta, an early 19th century oval relief of Saint Peter, a 19th century relief of an angel carrying the body of Christ, and a bronze cast of the Martelli mirror, the pax 18cm x 14cm (6)

Footnotes

  • Provenance of Venetian pax: Imbert Collection

    Related Literature: E. Imbert, G. Morazzoni, Le Placchette italiane sec. XV-XIX, Milan, 1941, plate XIII, no. 3.
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