Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu to include the personal archive of Louis Osman, goldsmith and architect (27 March 2018)

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Date of Auction: 27th March 2018

Sold for £900

Estimate: £200 - £300

Louis Osman Archive: A selection of material relating to medals and coins, including part of the designs for the medal celebrating European Architectural Heritage, year 1975, along with a brass copy of this medal, assorted designs for a proposed new currency for the Republic of Liberia, designs for the Verulam Medal of the Metals Society, along with five metal trial castings of this medal, designs for medals for York Minster and Lincoln cathedral, and for the Knights of Malta, a sketch design for the Donald Reid Medal at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and two blue wax casting of a Goldsmiths’ Company medal. £200-300

Footnote

The medals for the Metals Society and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine were executed in 1977. The medals for York Minster and Lincoln Cathedral were executed in 1981.

See: Treasures of the 20th century, Goldsmiths’ Company exhibition, cat no 525 and 526.