Ivory Stemma reale, The Last Valois, del 19 ° secolo
Rare carved ivory tusk : THE LAST VALOIS.This is entirely carved ivory of France kings of Renaissance medallions topped with speech bubbles with the name of the sovereigns in Latin, acanthus leaves, knotted ribbons and a large fleur de lis shield topped by a royal crown. The sovereigns are represented: François 1st (1494-1547). Henry II (1519-1559). Francis II (1544-1560). Charles IX (1550-1574). Henry III (1551-1589). Nineteenth century.blackened wooden base of later date. Dimensions: Height 35 cm. Ivory only: height 26.2 cm length x 6.8 cm x 8.4 cm width. single base: height 8.8 cm x 8.5 cm length x width 8.5 cm.In a perfect state of preservation. Superb quality of sculpture.