Lot Archive


№ 902


31 May 1995

Estimate: £10–£15

c.1930. Italy. Dante and Beatrice, uniface portrait medal in leaded bronzed, conjoined busts right DANTE BEATRICE around, 66mm, with loop at back for suspension. Extremely fine. (£10-15)

The precise date of this piece is uncertain, as is the country of origin. This piece is not of outstanding workmanship, and has the appearance of a souvenir medal, perhaps made for sale to visitors to Florence, Dante's birthplace.