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around top circumference: .MCCCCLXVIII.IHOANNIS.FRANCISI.PARMESIS.OPVS. (1468. The work of Giovanni Francesco of Parma)

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Reverse bears former inventory number 65 in red paint (Dreyfus).


Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.

Exhibition History
Possibly The Soulages Collection, Museum of Ornamental Art, Marlborough House, London, 1856, no. 517.
Migeon, Gaston. "La collection de M. Gustave Dreyfus, V: Les plaquettes." Les Arts 80 (August 1908): 22, fig. 12.
Ricci, Seymour de. The Gustave Dreyfus Collection. Reliefs and Plaquettes. Oxford, 1931: 51, no. 61, pl. 20.
Renaissance Bronzes: Statuettes, Reliefs and Plaquettes, Medals and Coins from the Kress Collection. Introduction by Perry B. Cott. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 144.
Pope-Hennessy, John W. Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Reliefs, Plaquettes, Statuettes, Utensils and Mortars. London, 1965: 24, no. 68, fig. 64.
Rossi, Francesco. La collezione Mario Scaglia: placchette. 3 vols. Bergamo, 2011: 1:253, under Variante A, M.3.