A Good Collection of European Art Medals

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Date of Auction: 20th June 2001

Sold for £85

Estimate: £40 - £60

Centenary of the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers, 1898, a plated bronze award plaque by H.A.J. Patey, female figure representing Technique showing the implements of industry to pupils and teachers, rev. tablet above view of the Conservatoire, named (Travaux Pratiques 1925-1926, A. Coinchot), 68 x 48mm (PBE 664; CGMP p.299 for obv.; BDM IV, 427; cf. DNW 38, 731 for obv.). Extremely fine, scarce (£40-60)