Lot 678. Pair of gilded oval medallions, Southern Germany, late 16th century. Estimate: € 2500-3500. Photo Hampel
Height: 6.5 cm each. Width:. 5 cm.
With mythological reliefs: Jason the dragon and the winged Armorknäblein and Apollo and Daphne, which turns into a Braum, before each scenic background.
Bronze, fine ziselliert and hallmarked. The gilding on the raised areas with age partly a bit worn. Set into wood assembly frame.
Literature: I. Weber, German, Dutch and French Renaissance plaques 1500 - 1650, Munich 1975.
Hampel. Wednesday, December 7, 2016