Tickets and Passes of London from the David Young Collection

Date of Auction: 12th June 2018


Estimate: £150 - £200

Gardens, LAMBETH, Vauxhall Gardens, Mercury, copper, unsigned [by R. Yeo after W. Hogarth], Mercury standing, wearing petasus, bull at left and sleeping man at right, scrolled border, back dated (1745), 41 x 40mm, 19.55g (cf. W 1354; cf. D & W 86/295). A later striking from the die in rusted state, very fine and extremely rare; with integral loop for suspension £150-200


Provenance: From the stock-in-trade of W.S. Lincoln, Glendining Auction, 6-7 March 1930, lot 44 (part); F.S. Cokayne Collection; DNW Auction T6, 19 March 2009, lot 643