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Provenance: Sotheby's 5 May 1972.
Auctioneer's Note: Cf. Victoria & Albert Museum collection (A.57-1923) for a related oval ivory portrait medallion of Clement XI (Giovanni Francesco Albani, 1649-1721; Pope: 1700-21) thought to have been made in Rome during his papacy c. 1707-21. This design, with the triple tiered tiara, is derived from a medallic portrait by Charles Claude Dubut of 1707.
Comments: one edge broken away.
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