World Medals from the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 11th June 2014

Sold for £130

Estimate: £90 - £120

FRANCE, Battle of Marengo, 1800, a copper-washed lead cliché by B. Andrieu, 68mm (Bramsen 40; BDM I, 53); Rétablissement de la Statue de Henri IV, 1817, a copper medal by B. Andrieu, 50mm (cf. CGMP p.108); La Vénus de Milo, 1822, a copper medal by B. Andrieu and A. Depaulis, 50mm (CGMP p.114); Inauguration of the Musée de Versailles, 1837, a copper medalet, 24mm; Louis-Eugène Napoleon, the Prince Imperial, 1863, a bronze award medal by J.F.A. Bovy and J.-C. Peyre, un-named, 46mm (BDM I, 246 and IV, 472); L’Accord Parfaite, Paris, a bronze award medal by J.-B. Daniel-Dupuis, named (18e Arrondt., 2e Prix, Mle. L. Rossi, 1888), 40mm (PBE 311); together with other uniface French copper medals (2) [8]. First and last two very fine, others extremely fine; first, fourth and fifth in cases of issue £90-120


Provenance: Fourth DNW Auction 48, 30 November 2000, lot 638