Lot Archive

Lot

№ 645

.

31 May 1995

Estimate: £50–£80

1840. FRANCE. Hyacinth de Quelen, Archbishop of Paris, bronze medal by J.J. Barre and E.J. Dubois, facing bust, reverse Notre Dame, 57mm (BDM I, 131), light scuffing, better than very fine; together with St François Xavier, 1843, bronze prize medal by V.M. Borrel, named ‘T. Guilleau, Rennes, 1857’, 52mm, extremely fine; J.B.D. Cochet, bronze medal by J.C. Chaplain, 50mm [3], glue marks on reverse, very fine (£50-80)

Jean Benoit Désiré Cochet (1812-75), archaeologist, Rouen; Director of the Musée des Antiquities, Seine-Inférieure.