Sir William Parkhurst

Silver portrait medal of Sir William Parkhurst framed by an ornate border of scrolls, bouquets of flowers, and vegetal motifs, with lions’ heads above and wearing a falling collar, plain buttoned doublet, and loose cloak, and holds in his hand, resting on his belly, a portrait medal (presumably of Charles I)

Thomas Rawlins (1620–1670)
Sir William Parkhurst (d. 1667; Warden of the Mint of England 1623–42, 1660–66), dated 1644
Silver, repoussé, mounted on a wood backing
Diam.: 3 3/16 in. (8.09 cm) (not including wooden frame)
Scher Collection

Cat. 121

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