Cameo portrait of George IV as Prince Regent
- Art Funded
- 3.9 x 3.6 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £2,250 (Total: £9,000)
- Messrs Hancocks
The cameo still has its original fitted leather case. Pistrucci became chief meadallist for Royal Mint in 1828. Designed coins for George III and IV as well as coronation medals for George IV and Queen Victoria and one to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo.
Anon Christie's 26.6.80 lot153. The commission for the cameo effigy may have been given to Pistrucci by W.R. Hamilton, Elgin's former secretary.
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