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Constant de Silvecane

Medal
1647 (made), 1647 (dated)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This uniface silver portrait medal depicts the Constant de Silvecane, who was the President of the Cour des Monnaies in Lyon, and President of Parlement. It is made by Claude Warin in France in ca. 1647. The reverse of the medal shows design in incuse in perfect detail.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Struck silver medal, background stippled, reverse incuse.
Brief Description
Medal, silver, uniface, portrait of Constant de Silvecane, by Claude Warin, France, dated 1647
Physical Description
Uniface, circular, medal - of Constant de Silvecane, signed and dated 1647 below the truncation. The reverse shows design in incuse in perfect detail.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 7.55cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'C. WARIN 1647' (Maker's identification; below truncation; cast; silver)
Object history
Gift of the Parnassus Foundation, 2002.
Subject depicted
Summary
This uniface silver portrait medal depicts the Constant de Silvecane, who was the President of the Cour des Monnaies in Lyon, and President of Parlement. It is made by Claude Warin in France in ca. 1647. The reverse of the medal shows design in incuse in perfect detail.
Bibliographic Reference
Williamson, Paul, ‘Recent Acquisitions (2000-06) of sculpture at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London’, in: The Burlington Magazine, CXLVIII, December, 2006, p. 891, fig IX
Collection
Accession Number
A.12-2002

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record createdMarch 24, 2003
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