World Art Medals from the Collection of Dr Stephen Martin

Date of Auction: 17th December 2007

Sold for £55

Estimate: £30 - £40

Austria, Baron Reinhart Bachofen von Echt, 1902, a New Year’s bronze plaque by F.X. Pawlik, male figure with winged helmet standing left on rock, surveying landscape, rev. signature of von Echt, 58 x 37mm (BDM IV, 438; cf. BM Acq. 1983-7, pl.9, 24, for rev.). Extremely fine and attractively patinated (£30-40)


Karl Adolf Freiherr Bachofen von Echt, brewing magnate and head of the Nussdorfer brewery, Vienna, established by his father-in-law, the industrialist Franz Xaver Bosch, in 1819