Vittore Pavoni was “Cancelliere Ducale” in Ferrara in the year 1463. The reverse depicts his wife Taddea Pavoni.
From Ferrara produced medals from 1444 to 1462.
Marescotti was a sculptor who followed the style of Pisanello.
Obverse: · VICTOR · PAVONIVS · SCRIBA · ET · ORATOR · DVCALIS · IN · AMANTISS · CONIVGEM · TADEAM ·, and across the field: EGREGIE PIVS. Bust facing right, short hair, wearing cap with soft crown; pleated robe.
Reverse: · TADEA · PAVONIA · PII · CONIVGIS · VICTORIS · AMANTISSIMA · Bust facing left wearing veil over back of head and figured dress.
Likely cast during or shortly after year 1463, when Pavoni was chancellor.
- 86 mm. Bronze cast.
- Good patina, some wearing. Likely of recent cast.
- Hill 90; Armand, I, n. 30, n. 9; tav. 21.