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

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £240

Estimate: £150 - £200

FRANCE, Télégraphie sans Fil, 1927, a bronze Art Déco medal by P.-M. Dammann, standing figure of Iris with signs of the Zodiac behind, rev. globe encircled by an antenna emitting radio waves, tsf around tablet below, 68mm (CGMP p.116; Jones, Art of the Medal, 423; cf. DNW 123, 701). One of the classic Art Déco medallic images, extremely fine and lightly patinated £150-200


Provenance: DNW Auction 35, 3 April 1998, lot 571