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  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (made)

  • Date:

    1622 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Waterloos, Adrian, born 1600 - died 1684 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This silver medal depicts Engelbert Maas, a bareheaded figure wearing a ruff. Maas was the President of the Privy Council of the Archduke Albert, Governor of the Netherlands. On the reverse there is a figure of Moderation, holding a lion on a chain in her right hand, and a lamb on a cord in her left hand.

Physical description

Medal, silver, stuck from a die, Engelbert Maas (d.1622), president of the Privy Council of the Archduke Albert, governor of the Low Countries. Obv: ENGELBERT MAES. SECRE. CONSI. PRAESES. Bust to right, bareheaded, wearing a ruff. On the truncation . AET. LXXXVI. Rev.: MODERATA. DVRANT. Figure of Moderation, holding by a chain a lion with her right hand, and by a cord a lamb with her left. Signed AWA F.

Place of Origin

Belgium (made)


1622 (made)


Waterloos, Adrian, born 1600 - died 1684 (maker)

Materials and Techniques



Diameter: 1.9375 in

Object history note

Bought £14. 13s. 2d.

Descriptive line

Medal, silver, Engelbert Maas Moderation, lion and lamb.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1898. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1902. pp.7






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