British Historical Medals From the Collection of the Revd. John Watson

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £220

Estimate: £200 - £300

John and Rose Sedding, 1891, a low relief cast bronze Arts & Crafts memorial plaque by F.W. Pomeroy, conjoined busts left, 157mm (Attwood 2). Extremely fine and very rare £200-300


John Dando Sedding (1838-91), church architect and an influential figure in the Arts and Crafts movement, b. Eton; practising architect in Penzance 1865-8, Bristol 1869-76, then from 1876-91 at 447 Oxford street, London, next door to William Morris & Co. His wife, Rose, née Tinling, was a major influence on his work and died a few days after her husband in April 1891. Sold with further biographical details