Lot Archive


№ 704


8 December 1994

Hammer Price:

France, 1912. France. “Navigation Aérienne” a fine bronze Aviation Art Nouveau plaquette by Pierre-Alexandre Morlon, winged goddess in central panel, bi-plane to left, airship to right, navigation aerienne below, reverse three panels, the central panel plain, man studying birds to right, le réve conçoit below, workman adjusting an engine, la science réalise below, 100 X 65mm (PBE 610; CGMP III, p.272). Extremely fine

This medal was issued to commemorate the foundation of the Ligue Aéronautique in 1908