Lot 414
A Grouping of Antique Relief Portrait Medallions
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Five early 20th century pieces, to include: the first a pair of male Hellenistic figures in composition stone with Greek lettering underneath, presented in brass oval frames with patinated metal fillet (4.75 x 4 in.) (good estate condition, with minor aging/pitting to brass); the second of a male figure in carved wax, within a brass oval frame with gilt fillet mounted inside a square ebonized wooden plaque (7 x 6.5 in.) (one small drip of wax to underside of portrait); the third a repousse gilt tondo portrait of Napoleon, with French inscription "Napoleon Emperor of the French and King of Italy" (3.5 in.) (some rubbing to gilt surface, wear to frame); last a circular plaster cast of Alphonse de Lamartine (4.5 in.) (chips to edge with one crack and repair running across the top).

Private Collection of a North Carolina Gentleman