French Historical Medals in Silver, from the Collection formed by James Spencer

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £140

Estimate: £120 - £150

École Imperiale de Dessin, Paris, Grands Concours, 1856, a silver award medal by H. de Longueil, named (1er Prix, 1re Division, Sculpture, Plante Vivante, Gustave Déloye), 45mm; Enseignement du Dessin, Paris, silver award medals (5), after J.-J. Barre, named (3e Arrond., Classe d’Adultes, M. Levasseur…à…Houlbert, 1868), 41mm; by A. Borrel, named (XIIe Arrond., Classe d’Adultes, M.J. Carot…à…A. Jacob, 1872), 37mm; after N.G.A. Brenet, named (3e Arrond., Classe d’Adultes, Mr Levasseur…à…A. Goulard, 1873), 37mm; by A.-A. Caqué, named (Classe d’Adultes, M. Munier…à…C. Etienne, 1868), 37mm; by E.-A. Oudiné, named (13e. Arrond., Classe d’Adultes, M.E. Munier…à…Charles Etienne, 1870), 51mm [6]. First extremely fine and toned, others very fine and better £120-150


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