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Italy: CM.18-1971

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Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


Travani, Gioacchino Francesco
Mint: Rome




Agilt-bronze medallion-locket commissioned by Domenico Iacobacci in 1663 to commemorate the reign of Pope Alexander VII, 1655-67. The reverse of the locket bears a medal of the fountain in Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere, as restored by Alexander VII, and the locket opens up to reveal an elaborate laudatory inscription recording the reign and commission.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1971-01-28) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1663

Components of the work

Object composed of gilded bronze Diameter 178 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.18-1971
Primary reference Number: 200213
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Created: Monday 9 February 2015 Updated: Monday 3 July 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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