504 BAS-RELIEF OF COLORED WAX FRANCO-ITALIAN, 16TH CENTURY Bust portrait of a young woman posing as Minerva, her handsome profile turned to the left, crowned by a huge feather-crested helmet. Her long black hair falls in dark waves down her back; the blue cuirass with mascarons of gold. Molded oval black frame of a later date. Diameter, 5I/2 inches From the Spitzer legacies. [SEE ILLUSTRATION, PRECEDING PAGE] 505 JEWELLED BAS-RELIEF, PORTRAIT OF COLORED WAX ITALIAN, 16T11 CENTURY Portrait of Lucrezia Tornabuoni. Bust profile to the left. In bro-caded bodice of rich polychomy. The linen sleeves encircled by a band of fine pearls. The youthful head of exquisite modelling, with long blonde curls freeing her ear; with pearl earring and a hair-net seme with small pearls. She also wears a necklace with pearl pendant. In contemporary gilded and molded frame. Diameter in trame, 51/2 inches Attributed to the master of No. 4,  » La Collection Spitzer », Paris, 1892, vol. 5, p. 4. From the Spitzer legacies. [SEE ILLUSTRATION, PRECEDING PAGE] 506 HIGH RELIEF PORTRAIT IN COLORED WAX swiss, 17TH CENTURY Portrait of Hieronimus Paumgartner. Full standing figure of a patrician. In a voluminous leather jacket, wearing a chain of office. His garment is bordered with brown fur forming collar. In his right hand he curies brown gloves; his left hand rests on a table with turned supports covered with a green figured table-cloth and bearing books rolled with seal and an inkwell with quill. His impressive bearded countenance is framed by a large ruff. On a panel to the right forming picture, a fleur-de-lys with a bird perched upon it; above, the signature G. ATIO [-]. at the top the legend: HIERONIMUS PAUMGARTNER AET 63 On slate panel. In black molded frame. Size in frame, 13 x 101/2 inches From the Spitzer legacies. 222