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Plate

Date:
late 15th–early 16th century
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt; gilt brass
Dimensions:
Diam. 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm); H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm.)
Classification:
Enamels
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.561
Not on view
The central medallion with a laurel-crowned bust of Julius Caesar is a later addition.
Inscription: On the central medallion: DIVIIVLI
Desmottes ; Baron de Théis , Paris ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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