Past Exhibition

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