Lot Archive


№ 712


8 December 1994

Hammer Price:

France, 1915. France. The Destruction of Reims, bronze plaquette by Chavalliaud, Goddess of war and angel of Peace pursuing the figure of the Kaiser fleeing, burning cathedral in distance, reverse view of re-born city centre, 80 x 60mm, in original inscribed case (Frankenhuis 127). Extremely fine

The case is inscribed ‘Ville de Reims Compagnie de Sauveteurs’ and was presumably sold to raise funds for rebuilding the city
Obverse only illustrated