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Italian Armorial Jug – Pope Clement XI

A rare Italian armorial jug with the coat of arms of Pope Clement XI’s. Papal coats of arms are traditionally shown with an image of the papal tiara and the keys of Peter as an external ornament of the escutcheon. … Continue reading

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Plate from Urbino dated and signed by Francesco Xanto Avelli da Rovigo, 1532. The scene represents Phaethon’s sisters (the Heliads) being changed into elms and his friend Cygnus into a swan. The shield of Pucci of Florence in the center … Continue reading

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