World Art Medals from the Collection of Dr Stephen Martin

Date of Auction: 17th December 2007

Sold for £40

Estimate: £30 - £40

Czechoslovakia, Die Jubiläums-Ausstellung des Bezirkes der Prager Handels und Gewerbekammer [Jubilee Exhibition of the Prague District Trades and Chamber of Commerce], 1908, a bronze plaque by A. Mára, draped female standing, admiring a townscape in cartouche, rev. Mercury greets artisan in cartouche, legend below, 90 x 64mm (Hauser 3868; Wurz. 7685). Very fine and very rare (£30-40)


The first medallic work by the Czech sculptor Antonín Mára (1877-1946) seen by the cataloguer