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Past Exhibition

Marriage and Prosperity

Silver medal depicting a seated couple bathed in sunlight, wearing fanciful classical dress and joined together by a chain from which hangs a heart, trample three serpents underfoot; in the background, a grapevine trained on two posts, and a flowering plant

Attributed to Pieter van Abeele (1608–1684)
Marriage and Prosperity, ca. 1655
Silver, two cast shells soldered together
Diam.: 3 in. (7.65 cm)
Scher Collection

Cat. 85