Paris Armorial Plate ARCHINTO MARCHESI DI PARONA
A wonderful Paris armorial plate, central reserve is painted with "La Belle Feronniere" or portrait of an unknown woman from the Louvre in Paris. Painted by Leoardo DaVinci circa 1490. Once though to be Cecilia Gallerani one of the mistresses of the Duke of Milan or possibly Beatrice D'este.
The arms are that of the ARCHINTO family.
(Count ) Conti di Tainate,
(Marquis) Marchesi di Parona.
Highly polished gold work on a bleu-celeste ground.
Measures approx 9 Inches wide.
Perfect condition. minute wear.