The 12 medallions hosted by the Palazzina di Caccia (the hunting palace), belong to the Ordine Mauriziano. The medallions were carved on a wooden base and painted to simulate bronze, then the relief figures of the first Savoia Counts were applied and enriched with decorations such as garlands, cartouches and beaded frames.
The medallions feature the following figures:
The restoration works started in spring 2009 and were completed end 2010.
The medallions first underwent fixing to preserve their original colour finishing, then the missing portions were rebuilt; finally the restored medallions were cleaned and a suitable protection coating applied.
The restored medallions have been exhibited at the Palazzina di Caccia,which has been reopened to the public in Autumn 2011.