A Group of Medals Associated with the Artist Sir George Frampton

Date of Auction: 15th December 2005

Sold for £50

Estimate: £60 - £80

Richard Phené Spiers, 1905, a bronze plaque by E. Lanteri, bearded bust right, rev. distant view of the Acropolis at Athens, 78 x 58mm (Attwood 14; BHM 3921; E 1884; MJP p. 126). About extremely fine, nicely patinated, rare; with a loop for suspension (£60-80)

Footnote

Provenance:
Sir George Frampton, and by descent.

Illustrated on the Plates. Richard Phené Spiers (1838-1916), architect, master of the Royal Academy School of Architecture, 1870-1906 and curator of the Sir John Soane Museum, 1904-16