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30 November 2021 14:00 CET
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 338
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Hammer Price:
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THE DUTCH REPUBLIC. Uncertain city, possibly Amsterdam. Circa 1640s. Marriage Medal (Silver, 66 mm, 27.02 g, 12 h), engraved and partially inlaid in niello. Scene of an elegantly dressed man and woman (wearing a large, brimmed hat with a plume) clasping their hands in marriage before a pastor; all within a large church with six bystanders; acanthus leaf border. Rev. Christ, standing left, holding long cross and clasping hands with a crowned woman, standing right, holding a cup in her left hand; behind her, woman with two children and two serving women; above the woman with the cup, angel flying right, crowning her with a wreath; above, name of Jehovah in rays and the Holy Spirit, in the form of a dove, flying downwards; below Christ's feet, skeleton; to right, in the background, man with sword expelling a crowd through an arch; ornamental border. Extremely rare. Very skillfully engraved and attractively toned. Extremely fine.



The scenes on this medal are of standard types, but these are particularly finely done. There is a blank space in the obverse exergue, which was probably meant to be inscribed with the initials of the marriage pair.
Current Status
Pre-Bidding closes:
30 Nov 2021 08:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
16 Jan 2022 10:54:40 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
2500 CHF
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Lot 338
Estimate: 1500 CHF
THE DUTCH REPUBLIC. Uncertain city, possibly Amsterdam. Circa 1640s. Marriage Medal (Silver, 66 mm, 27.02 g, 12 h), engraved and partially inlaid in niello. Scene of an elegantly dressed man and woman (wearing a large, brimmed hat with a plume) clasping their hands in marriage before a pastor; all within a large church with six bystanders; acanthus leaf border. Rev. Christ, standing left, holding long cross and clasping hands with a crowned woman, standing right, holding a cup in her left hand; behind her, woman with two children and two serving women; above the woman with the cup, angel flying right, crowning her with a wreath; above, name of Jehovah in rays and the Holy Spirit, in the form of a dove, flying downwards; below Christ's feet, skeleton; to right, in the background, man with sword expelling a crowd through an arch; ornamental border. Extremely rare. Very skillfully engraved and attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 339
Estimate: 2000 CHF
THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, Holland. Amsterdam. 1650. Medal (Silver, 67 mm, 75.03 g, 12 h), a cast, chased and engraved medal by Pieter van Abeele (hollow and in two parts, held together by a cable border), on the repulse of Willem II’s attack on Amsterdam at the end of July 1650, Amsterdam. ons hert en handt - is voor het landt = (“our heart and hand are for the fatherland”) View of the city of Amsterdam from the Amstel, with ships filled with armed troops, docks, moored boats and a barge loaded with cattle; above, within clouds and rays, hand of God pointing towards ribbon bearing couplet; at the top, arms of Amsterdam. Rev. lof.Amstel.burgeri.d.in.tit.van.noot.blift.landt.en.stadt.getrou.tot.ende.vande.doot.1650.d.30.iuli = ("Praise the people of Amsterdam who in hard times remain faithful to the country and the city, until their death, 1650, 30 July") Allegorical figure of Amsterdam seated facing on piles of arms, holding liberty hat on a pole with her left hand and an olive branch with her right. An attractive and unusual two-sided medal, made from a combination of a hollow-cast obverse and an engraved disc reverse. Nicely toned. Obverse from a slightly worn mould and what may be a removed mount on the bottom, otherwise, good very fine / extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Lot 340
Estimate: 2500 CHF
THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, Holland. Amsterdam. 1650/1652. Medal (Silver, 56 mm, 31.27 g, 12 h), a cast medal, made in imitation of engraving, presented as a reward to the Civic Guard by the City Council in recognition of their bravery in defending the city from Willem II's attack in 1650. Jn 't vreedenjubeljaer op Julij 30 net wert Amsterdam berendt vant S'prinste volck beset. Verlaten den 4. Augustij 1650 = ("On July 30th of the jubilee year of Peace Amsterdam was besieged by the troops of the Prince, but vacated on 4 August") View of Amsterdam with its fortifications and with armed ships from Holland on the Amstel before the city; above, in clouds, hand of God holding a liberty hat and olive branches; around the clouds, Ons hert in hant, is voor het lant = ("Our heart and hands are at the service of the country"). Rev. Uyt Hecktors 2. Rodt, wert Amstels Staet gedaght. By dit haer silver lodt, uyt haer versuymde wacht. 1652, in May = ("This token commemorating Amsterdam's situation has been distributed to the 2nd Regiment, called Hektor, and was made of the silver from fines for neglected guards, May 1652") Armored rider, with shield bearing a rampant lion, galloping to left; below, on the ground, Hecktor. Van Loon II, p. 336, II. Van Loon (Saunders) II, p. 259, 1650-9. Very rare and of high quality. An important historical medal, toned and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4750 CHF
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