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Portrait medallion depicting James I, Anne of Denmark, and Charles, Prince W

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The oval medallion is finely engraved on the obverse with the portrait busts of James I, Anne of Denmark, and Charles, Prince of Wales. The reverse depicts the royal arms of James and Anne of Denmark supported by a lion and a wild man and surmounted by a helmet, coronet, and mantling. Below...

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Inscription

Armorials: Engraved on the reverse, the royal arms of James I and Anne of Denmark Inscriptions: Engraved around edge of reverse, IACOBUS D.G MAG: BRITT: ET. HIB. REX. ET SERENISS. ANNA D:G. MAG. BRITT REGINA UNA CUM ILL.P. CAROLI M. BRIT. PRINCIpis - OTENTISS:

Provenance

Sotheby & Co., London, June 22, 1972, lot 129; purchased from Cyril Humphris, Ltd., London, December 13, 1972, Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English, about 1619

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.); W. 5.1 cm (2 in.); Weight 17.1 g (11 dwt)

Accession Number

1972.986

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver