Lot Archive


№ 672


8 December 1994

Hammer Price:

c.1899. France. “Annette - La Folle”, uniface cast bronze plaque by Ovide Yencesse, 192 x 111mm (Coll. Marx 151; cf. PPE 1004 for a similar medal of smaller format). Very fine and rare

Ovide Yencesse (1869-1947). One of the most original medallists of his age, the pictorial, rather than sculptural, qualities of his style are fully expressed in this piece, one of a series of similar plaques several of which are illustrated by Forrer. Illustration reduced