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AUCTION 17

VOYAGES & TRAVELS
WITH AN EMPHASIS ON CAPTAIN COOK

Lot 49

49. [MEDALLION]. WEDGWOOD, Josiah. Portrait medallion of Captain Cook: Capt. Cook. N.p., n.d. [England, ca. 1780?]. Oval bas-relief profile portrait on blue jasper ground, applied white relief, impressed title. Impressed on back: Wedgwood. Approximately 10.1 x 12.5 cm (4 x 5 inches) visible. Oval beaded brass frame, under glass, brass case backing. Brass backing with some verdigris, otherwise very fine. Provenance: Sir Maurice Holmes. ($2,500-5,000)

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