Lot 12
  • 12

FRANCE, MARRIAGE OF CHARLES FERDINAND D’ARTOIS, DUC DE BERRY AND MARIA CAROLINA OF BOURBON-SICILY, A CASED TRIO OF COMMEMORATIVE MEDALS

Estimate
800 - 1,200 CHF
Sold
2,500 CHF
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Description

The first depicting Louis XVIII, in silver, by Andrieu and Brenet, King’s portrait right, rev., SPES ALTERA REGNI, angel holding wreaths over flaming torch and altar, legend in exergue including the date of the marriage 17 June 1816; the second depicting Duc and Duchesse de Berry, in dark bronze, by Gayrard, Duke’s portrait left, rev., Duchess’s portrait left; the third depicting Duchesse de Berry, in dark bronze, by Gayrard and Barre, Duchess’s portrait left, rev., CONNEXA LILIA CRESCENT, entwined and bound lilies; mint state, in velvet-lined gilt red morocco fitted case marked in ink ‘No. 13’.
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