Lot 567

A collection of twenty four French medallions depicting monarchs and other notable people, mainly cast in the early 19th century, including a Death of Queen Mary II of England (1662-1694) medallion cast circa 1695, King Chilperic I of France (c539-584), cast in 1840, King Robert II of France (972-1031), cast in 1858, King Charles VI of France (1368-1422), Bertrand Du Guesclin (c1314-1380), cast in 1829, Johannes Gutenberg (1400-1468), cast in 1818, Philippe De Commines (1447-1511), cast in 1822, Clement Marot (1495-1544), cast in 1816, Vincent De Paul (1581-1660), cast in 1821, Hugo Grotius (1583-1645), Cast 1823, Jean Rotrou (1609-1650), Cast 1818, Pierre Mignard (1612-1695), cast in 1817, Pierre Puget (1620-1694), cast in 1817, Henri Francois D’Aguesseau (1668-1751), cast in 1821, Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu (1689-1755), cast in 1817, Francois-Marie Arouet (Voltaire) (1694-1778), cast in 1817, Jean le Rond d’Alembert (1717-1783), cast in 1824, Jean-Francois Marmontel (1723-1799), cast in 1820, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727-1781), cast in 1821, Luigi Galvani (1737-1798), cast in 1823, Jean-Francois de la Harpe (1739-1803), cast in 1822, Evariste de Parny (1753-1814), cast in 1822, B.G.E. de la Ville-sur-Illion, Comte de Lacepede (1756-1825), cast in 1829, and Charles Ferdinand d’Artois, Duke de Berry (1778-1820), set in a baize mount, glazed, and contained in an ebonised frame, frame size 69.5 x 48.5cm.

Estimate: £100-£200