Historical and Art Medals (15 December 2005)

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Date of Auction: 15th December 2005

Sold for £45

Estimate: £40 - £50

London, King’s College, Richard Jelf Medal, 1871, a large bronze award by J.S. and A.B. Wyon, bust of Jelf right, rev. arms of King’s College, London, named (Gual. Eust. Petr. Hogg, mdccclxxxix), 76mm (BHM 2920; E 1614; MJP p.89; cf. DNW 37, 1006); Cope and Nicol School of Painting, a bronze award medal by F. Bowcher, standing naked winged female crowning a seated naked youth inscribing an escutcheon, rev. school of painting etc. inscribed on ribbon, palm branch behind, edge named (Una Hook, Jan. 1911, For Landscape), 57mm (Attwood p.45, 4; MJP p.32; BDM I, 253; cf. DNW 50, 1333); other miscellaneous medals (3) [5]. First two about extremely fine, others very fine (£40-50)