07 février 2010

Crown. Toledo and Madrid, 1629.

Crown. Toledo and Madrid, 1629. Silver gilt and carved, with enamel and colored stones inlaid. An inscription inside the ring to the donor mentions "Cristobal de Nieva" and date "1629." Height: 11 cm Diameter of base: 14 cm - Price: 18,000€ Note: The National Archaeological Museum in Madrid retains crown characteristics very similar to this piece, listed as Toledo and Madrid, around 1625. Ref: Cruz Valdovinos, J. Manuel, National Archaeological Museum, the Silver catalog, p.134, No. 37. Noël Ribes... [Lire la suite]
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