Lot Archive


№ 684


8 December 1994

Hammer Price:

France, 1902. Opening of the Baths at Evian, a charming silvered bronze commemorative Art Nouveau plaquette by Vernon after Charles Beylard, a young woman, naked, seated on a rock in a rustic setting, extending her hand to spring water gushing from a rock, reverse view of Evian, legend below, 67 x 44mm (PBE 975; cf. Gaz.Num. 1904, p.417, 132)). Good very fine

An example of this medal was purchased by the British Museum in 1980 (British Museum Occasional Paper 42, Acquisitions of Medals [1978-1982], p.49, no.193)