World Art Medals from the Collection of Dr Stephen Martin

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Date of Auction: 17th December 2007

Sold for £200

Estimate: £60 - £80

Vrba, or Willow Tree, 1897, a uniface cast bronze Art Nouveau plaque by Prof. S. Sucharda, male youth standing by the trunk of a willow tree, his right hand supporting a branch and his left hand covers his face, half-length naked female lies asleep in cartouche below, 100 x 27mm (Mádl pl.xvi; BM Acq. 1978-82, pl.24, 17; BDM V, 713; Jones, Art of the Medal, 348; Paris Exh. Cat. 1973-4, 770; ANS Exh. Cat. 1910, 2 [incorrectly dated 1904]). Very fine, rare (£60-80)


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