15 juin 2010

Joan of Arc Commemorative Alms Dish Dated 1429 to Sell @ Bonhams

A brass alms dish decorated with the arms of Joan of Arc. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A brass alms dish decorated with the arms of the French national heroine and Catholic saint, Joan of Arc (1412-1431), is to be sold at Bonhams at its monthly Period Design sale on 6 July 2010. Believed to date from the early 15th century and inscribed 1429, the dish has attracted a pre-sale estimate of £3,000 – 5,000. The dish commemorates Joan of Arc’s victory at Orleans in the Hundred Years’ War in 1429, which resulted in the coronation of... [Lire la suite]