British Medals from the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 11th June 2014

Sold for £75

Estimate: £100 - £150

Landing of William III at Torbay, 1688, a gilt soft-metal impression of the rev. of the medal by G. Bower, 50mm (MI I, 639/64); Duke of Marlborough, 1742, a black waxed plaster of the obv. of the medal by J. Dassier, bust without legend, 71mm (MI II, 568/202); George Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, c. 1762, a soft-metal impression of his seal by T. Pingo, 42mm (Eimer 235); George III, c. 1770, a waxed plaster impression of a medal design by Pingo, 91mm (Eimer 233); Death of the Marquis of Granby, 1770, a plaster cast of Pingo’s medal from an unfinished die, lacking signature, 40mm (Eimer 46, note and Appendix 8); George III, a small plaster impression from a portrait seal, 26 x 22mm; Penelope Pingo, c. 1775, an oval plaster portrait by L. Pingo, 93 x 75mm (Eimer 145, this piece); Holy Roman Empire, Vienna Academy, a black waxed plaster of the rev. of an award medal by A.M.J. Domaneck, 98mm [8]. Generally very fine £100-150


Provenance: L. Pingo Collection; S. Bousfield Collection, Sotheby Auction, 28 July 1930, lots 211, 212 (part)