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Allegorical Triumph plaquette
  • Germany
  • Allegorical Triumph plaquette, late 1600s
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • bronze
  • Object Length/Width: 12 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0145
Description

Plaquette depicts a victory processional. Two camels lead the way by pulling a wagon. Camel in background is not covered and camel in foreground wears a sheet with a design of two flowers. Figure in TC holds a sword in left hand and a pick axe in right. Winged figure at C is waiving his left hand. Figure at LR is carrying a small broken wheel. Figure riding on wagon is carrying a flag with animal at the feet.