Damblain, Vosges c. 1545 or 1550 - Bourg Vauthier 1616
French or German?
medal and plaquette
Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 2 5⁄8 in.
in the exergue, in raised letters: MARS
Acc. No.: 1986.319.39
Credit Line: The Erich Lederer Collection, Gift of Mrs. Erich Lederer, 1986
Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, May 13, 2011
- The Erich Lederer Collection
- 1986, Gift of Mrs. Erich Lederer
- Cast after the central medallion of an elaborately decorated pewter dish attributed to François Briot. Briot's models for medallions and plaquettes, often adapted from engravings by Etienne Delaune, were copied widely in France and Germany during the first half of the 17th century.