Pair of Polychrome Habillé Wax Profile Relief of Medici Ladies

Pair of Polychrome Habillé Wax Profile Relief of Medici Ladies

c. 1800 Italy

Offered by Bernardo Antichità

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Italy, circa 1800

The wax portraits inset with paste jewels and mounted in a round wood frame.
Depicting Claudia de’ Medici and Eleonora de’ Medici Duchess of Mantova

Claudia de' Medici (Florence 4 June 1604 – Innsbruck 25 December 1648) daughter of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and Christina of Lorraine, was Archduchess of Austria & Countess of Tyrol and
Duchess of Urbino

Eleonora de' Medici (Florence 28 February 1567 – Cavriana 9 September 1611) was a daughter of Francesco I de' Medici and Joanna of Austria, daughter of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Anna of Bohemia and Hungary. She was a family member of the famous House of Medici and the sister of Marie de' Medici the Queen of France. By marriage she was Duchess consort of Mantua.

12.3 cm diam.
Excellent
Medium
Polichrome Wax
Bernardo Antichità

Bernardo Antichità
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