Wedgwood black basalt medallion of Pope Nicholas V, circa 1775

Pope Nicholas V, born Tommaso Parentucelli, was Pope from 6 March 1447 until his death. Pope Eugene made him a cardinal in 1446 after successful trips to Italy and Germany, and when Eugene died the next year Parentucelli was elected in his place.

Impressed lower case make on the back

Diameter: 1 ΒΌ”

Condition: Good

Antique pottery Staffordshire Catholic Christian ceramic 18th century