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Counter

Circular counter with ornamental hanging attachment at top, commemorating action against the Barbary pirates. Beaded rim on both sides. Obverse: Inscribed within cartouche "ALOYSII/MOGENICO/PRINC:VENE:/MUNUS AN: 3/1765" with Doge's cap on top. Reverse: A four masted ship, sails up, fully...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed within cartouche "ALOYSII/MOGENICO/PRINC:VENE:/MUNUS AN: 3/1765". Reverse: Inscribed above "BINIS IMMOTA MANEBO" and in exergue "·M: :S·".

Provenance

By 1910, Denman Waldo Ross; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 15, 1917)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian (Venice), 1765

Object Place

Venice, Italy

Accession Number

17.369

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver