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Don Iñigo d'Avalos

Circular medal of Don Iñigo d'Avalos, grand chamberlain of Naples (documented between 1435-1471). Obverse: Profile bust of Don d'Avalos looking to proper left, wearing a hat with broad brim; inscribed at edge "DON·INIGO· ·DE·DAVALOSO". Reverse: An orb with heraldic shield above;...

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Inscription

Obverse: "DON·INIGO· ·DE·DAVALOSO". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "PER VVI SE FA" and "OPVS·PISANI·PICTORIS".

Provenance

By 1927, Mrs. Albert T. Leatherbee; 1927, gift of Mrs. Albert T. Leatherbee to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert T. Leatherbee

Italian (Naples), Renaissance, about 1448–50

Place of Manufacture

Naples, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Hill 44. Kress 22.

Accession Number

27.818

Medium or Technique

Metal; cast bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals