A Collection of Art Medals

Date of Auction: 31st May 1995

Sold for £280

Estimate: £180 - £220

France, 1804. France. "Prudence & Success", uniface lead or pewter plaquette (cliché), 125 x 110mm by P.J Lorthior, with wooden frame, 164 x 148mm. Rare, very fine to extremely fine (£180-220)


Pierre-Joseph Lorthior, sculptor (1733-1813). Engraver to the King in 1776. (See BDM 111, 476 and Natalis Rondot, "Les Medailleurs et les Graveurs de Monnaies” (Paris,1904), p.361).