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51: Bronze Medallion with Bust of George Washington, at

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Description

Bronze Medallion with Bust of George Washington, attributed to Benjamin Du Vivier, Paris, c. 1786, the legend reads: "GEORGIO WASHINGTON SUPREMO DUCI EXERCITUUM ADSERTORI LIBERTATIS" over profile bust of George Washington facing right, over the inscription "COMITA AMERICANA" (American Congress), dia. 2 5/8 in., mounted in a circular molded wooden frame.

Condition



Condition: The medallion has four small holes on the edges where it was likely mounted onto a different base. It is taped on the back to a brass ring and held in place with nails into the frame,

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
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Estimate $800 – $1,200
Starting Bid $400
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