Lot 257
An Antique Italian Toleware Shield Honoring the Virgin Mary
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mid-19th century, oil on tin, the plaque in the form of a shield surrounded by roses and lilies in bloom, Advocata Nostra. is written in large letters above a golden gate with quatrefoil design, the entire piece is surmounted by a jeweled coronet.

37 x 34.5 in.

Private Collection, Richmond, Virginia

Some flaking and scratching to surface; old nail holes to perimeter; some bending and some loss to edges; old surface.

$600 - 900