Commemorative, Historical and Art Medals (15 March 2011)

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Date of Auction: 15th March 2011

Sold for £850

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

France, Le Printemps, L’Été, L’Automne et L’Hiver, 1927, uniface square bronze plaques by H. Dropsy for Canale (4), seated nude female, respectively, supporting a basket of roses on her head, sheltering under a tree from the sun, supporting a basket of produce and sheltering against a tree-stump, her cape blowing while it snows, each 50 x 50mm (Dropsy Exh. Cat. 1964, 60-2, –; cf. DNW 48, 736-9); the four set in a rectangular bronze mount, named (À Me. P. Jousselin, Président du Conseil-Superieur du Notariat, 1942-1945), and in turn set into a bronze base. Extremely fine and very rare £1,000-1,500