From: Italy | Firenze | Florence (Italy)

Curatorial Section: Historic

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Object Title Minchiate
Object Number 15662.38
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italian
Provenience Italy | Firenze | Florence (Italy)
Period 18th Century
Date Made ca. 1725
Section Historic
Materials Paper
Technique Watercolor
Iconography History | Rome | Greece | Assyria | Persian

15662.38 - Swords IX - Grecia = Greece - black on buff paper. Back: Wrapped back with black heraldic crest and stippling. Medici Coat of Arms.

Incomplete deck with 57 out of 97 cards present. See 19314 - identical deck. See 15663 - similar face with different back

Card Came/Deck - Minchiate Istoriche / Educational Historic cards featuring Assyria, Persia Greece and Rome. Copper Engraving: Anton Giuseppe Molinelli Playing Card Concession 1721-1731; Designed by Antonio Pazzi (1706-1766) with the assistance of his teacher Cosimo Mogalli (1667-1730).

Unnumbered Trump card with "Status vedutada Nabucco" also reads "A. Pazzi fcolpi con l'affiftenzadi C Mogalli = made by A. Pazzi with the assistance of C. Mogalli"

Height 10 cm
Width 6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1893

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