and Commemorative Medals
Collection of Benjamin Weiss
ARRIVAL OF THE CROWN PRINCE AT ASTI
LAVY, C. D. Lorenzo: Italy (Sardinia), 1746, Bronze, 56 mm
Charles (Karl) Emanuel III Savoy (1701-1773) was Duke of Savoy (1720-1730 and 1732-1773) and King of Sardinia from 1732 to1773. He was the son of Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy, King of Sicily and Anne Marie d'Orleans, and the father of Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy, King of Sardinia.
LINK to History of House of Savoy (from Online Encyclopedia)