(3) Antique Roman Emperor Caesar Hardstone & Giltwood Plaques
Included here are three Italian carved hardstone and giltwood medallion plaques depicting the portraits of three Roman Ceasars. The center plaque depicting Augustine dates from the late 18th to early 19th century, and the pair depicting Othon and Caivs date from the 19th century. The pair measure 12.25" tall and 9.75" across, and the diameter of the other measures 11.5". Condition of each is good and consistent with age. All three have chips, some decoration losses, surface dirt and some cracks. The pair has old worm damage to the frames. The hardstone has some fine cracks and abrasions, rubbing and dirt, and the inlaid text of one plaque has some losses.