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Billy and Charley - 19th Century Fantasy Pendant - 'King'

Antiquities - Post Medieval


LOT 909

Estimate
GBP (£) 70 - 90
EUR (€) 80 - 102
USD ($) 98 - 126
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £83

BILLY AND CHARLEY - 19TH CENTURY FANTASY PENDANT - 'KING'

19th century AD. A lead badge with figural double suspension loop in the form of a grotesque head. Obv: King's profile bust wearing a castellated crown. Rev: robed figure holding two sceptres or staffs. 70 grams, 85 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition.

Literature
See website http://www.mernick.org.uk/B&C/ for these badges and general information; George Clinch, Handbook of English Antiquities for general information.

Footnotes
Sometimes known as the Shadwell Dock forgeries, these badges, with other articles, were the subject of much debate in the 19th century. Learned antiquaries of the day were fooled.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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