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Crown

 

Crown

Author: João Coelho de Oliveira

Date: 1820 – 1834

Material: White silver

Dimensions (cm): H 28 x W 19,3 x D 18,3

Provenance: Unknown

Owner: Guimarães, Museu de Alberto Sampaio

Inventory No.: MAS O 176

 

Closed crown with a thin and flat rim and an upper geometrized frame. The tracery body of the crown is decorated with four oval engraved cartouches, flanked by phytomorphic motifs, alternating with flowers and entablatures with garlands. Four imperial stems protrude from the scalloped edge. They are decorated with phytomorphic motifs that finish off on the upper part in a Latin cross.