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Circular medallion; gaming piece; boxwood; middle-aged man (Wilhalm Hertzo?) in profile to left; wears broad-brimmed flat hat; long straight hair cut across forehead; fur tippet and chain; moulded edge; modern back; inscribed.
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Diameter: 5.40 centimetres
Height: 5.90 centimetres (incl hanging ring)
Weight: 10 grammes
Depth: 1 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Provenance: Probably Baron Anselm von Rothschild, Vienna, by 1866 ( probably cat no. 62).
Similar insciption on back to Trusted cat.193, attributed to circle of Hans Kels in Augsburg.
Bibliography: Charles Hercules Read, 'The Waddesdon Bequest: Catalogue of the Works of Art bequeathed to the British Museum by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild, M.P., 1898', London, 1902, no. 247; O.M. Dalton, 'The Waddesdon Bequest', 2nd edn (rev), British Museum, London, 1927, no.247.
- On display (G2a/dc15)
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- Acquisition notes
- This collection is known as the Waddesdon Bequest under the terms of Baron Ferdinand Rothschild’s will.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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