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Charles V, Duke of Lorraine and Bar 1643-1690

Succeeded his uncle Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine as titular Duke of Lorraine and Bar in 1675; both duchies were occupied by France from 1634 to 1661 and 1670 to 1697. Born in exile in Vienna, Charles spent his military career in the service of the Habsburg monarchy

Engraved by Abraham de Blois. 1679-1720
Painted by Charles Herbel 1656-1703
Size 40 x 30 cm

Price £48.00


Foley Collection of English Medals of the 15th-17th Centuries


Subject: English Medals of the 15th-17th Centuries

With nearly 600 lots of individual medals, such a dispersal is exceedingly rare and has hardly been equalled in size and scope for completeness in the last 100 years. Well illustrated heavy catalogue of 591 lots with extensive text. This catalogue  is an invaluable reference work for any serious collector of English Medals.

Auction house: Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury
Date: 16 October 2014
Condition: As New

Price £9


Sir Joseph Banks 1743-1820 Explorer and botanist

Naturalist, patron of science and President of the Royal Society, 1778-1820. Banks sailed with Captain Cook to the Pacific on his first voyage aboard the Endeavour, 1768-71, and compiled a unique natural history collection. Banks held a position of great influence in the scientific world and he advised on ventures such as the Kew Botanic Gardens and the first British colonies in Australia.

Engraved by Wagstaff
Painted by Thomas Philips
Size 27 x 19 cm

Price £14.00


William Pitt Amherst 1773-1857

William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst, GCH, PC was a British diplomat and colonial administrator. He was Governor-General of India between 1823 and 1828.

Engraved by S.Freeman 1846
Painted by Thomas Lawrence
Size 28 x 22 cm

Price £14.00


Captain of Tartars, captured by Prince of Transylvania.

Produced for Effiggie naturali de i maggior prencipi et piu valorosi capitani di questa eta con l’arme loro.
By Andreas Vacchari 1599
Titled as Captain of the Tartars, captured by the Most Serene Prince of Transylvania.
(Capitano dei Tartari, preso del serenissimo prencipe de Transilvania.)

Engraved by Giacomo Franco 1550 -1620
Size 27 x 19 cm

Price £28.00


Georg von Wolfframsdorff 1615-1694

Wolframsdorf or Wolfframsdorf is the name of an old noble family from Vogtland , Meissen and Thuringia with their ancestral home in Teichwolframsdorf am Krebsbach near Greiz .
The family coat of arms shows a leaping wolf, carrying a stag’s antlers bleeding on the scab in its fangs. On the helmet with red-silver covers an open flight, the left wing divided by silver and red obliquely left, the other obliquely right.
Size 31 x 19 cm



Price £28.00