Portrait medal of Lucy Harrington, Countess of Bedford by Nicholas Briot

Oval, cast in high relief and chased.


Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
5.3 x 4.2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£9,148 ( Total: £18,296)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Morton & Eden

Obverse - bust of Countess wearing coronet, plume of heron feathers in her hair, broad ruff and jewels over her dress, legend LVCIA HARINGHTON COM BEDFOR. Reverse - serpent coiled to form loop, small rose above, legend IVDICIO NON METV.

Provenance

Christie's 1981.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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