Six Black Basalt Medallions, England, 18th century, attributed to Wedgwood & Bentley, five with portraits including four French and one Dutch subject, together with a double-sided with historical subjects, dia. 7/8 in.
Note: These medallions are listed in the Wedgwood & Bentley 1779 Catalogue, class X, section IV, 52, 58, 60, 61 and 64; class IV, section 33. Provenance: Kanter Collection.
Each with slight edge chipping.
Subjects include Blaise Pascal; N. Boileau-Despreau; F. de Fenelon; le Vicomte le Turenne and Hugo Grotius. Double sided with titles "Scipion Vainqueuer D'Annibal" and "Rome Donne La Paix a Carthage".