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Italian Grand Tour Medals of Roman Emperors and the Roman Colosseum

$4,800

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An interesting and unusual Grand Tour collection of silvered bronze cameo medallions of 12 Roman Emperors, 19th century. The 12 Caesars surrounding a pair of large medallions, one depicting four busts wearing laurels, the other with various mythological scenes including 'The Battle of the Centaurs'. The central medal commemorating the restoration of the Flavian amphitheatre, better known as the Roman Colosseum, after the original cast in 1806 by Tommaso Mercandetti (1758-1821), Chamber Engraver for the Papal states. Measures: Overall 25 by 20 inches framed. The larger medals are 5 1/8 inches diameter.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 25 in. (63.5 cm)Width: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
  • Style
    Grand Tour (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    SilveredBronze
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1820
  • Condition
    Minor losses. Frame has some losses to molding. Medals show some wear to the surfaces.
  • Seller Location
    Stamford, CT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU803020090282

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $45 Standard Shipping
    to Continental US, arrives in 6-18 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Stamford, CT
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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