Wax Models of Florentine Coins by Michele Mazzafirri

A set of wax models for Florentine coins and medals.

Details

Medium:
Wax
Acquired in:
1933
Bequeathed by:
Henry Oppenheimer through The Art Fund

In white on a slate background. Portraits include the Grand Duke Francesco Maria and Fernando de Medici. Destroyed during the Second World War.

Provenance

Henry Oppenheimer

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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