Artist Andrea Guaccialotti, Italian, 1435-1495
Title
  • Niccolo Palmieri, Bishop of Orte
Date after 1467
Medium Silver cast
Dimensions Overall: 3/8 × 2 3/8 inches (1 × 6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Wilhelm R. Valentiner
Accession Number 29.448
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts S350, Level 3 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, on front, outer inscription: Outer inscription reads NDVDS. EGRESVS. SIC. REDIBO.
Inscribed, on front, inner inscription: NICOLAVS. PALMRIVS. SICVEVS. EPS. ORTAN.
Inscribed, on rear, lower inscription:ANDREAS. GVACIALOTVS.
Inscribed, on rear, upper inscription: CONTVB ERNALIS. B. F.
Inscribed, on rear, across center: -VIX-AN-LXV | OBIIT-A-D-M | CCCCLX VII-.
Dr. Wilhelm R. Valentiner;
1929-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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