GUILLAUME DUPRE (FRENCH 1576-1643). BRONZE RELIEF MEDALLION OF JEAN-LOUIS DE NOGARET DE LA VALETTE, DUKE OF EPERNON, COLONEL GENERAL OF INFANTRY, 1607.

Est. $900-$1,500
Sold: $840 ($700)

The obverse with bust facing right, the legend inscribed “I[EAN] L[OUIS] A LAVALETA D[UX] ESPERN[ONIS] P[ROVINCIAE ET TOT[US]GAL[LIAE] PEDIT[ATUS] PRAEF[ECTUS] and signed “G. Dupre F 1607.” The reverse an allegorical scene of a lion attacked by a fox and a Fury with torch, inscribed “INTACTUS UTRINQUE” (by either unharmed). Diameter 2 ⅛ inches.

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