Lot Archive

Lot

№ 749

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28 June 1995

Estimate: £40–£50

France, 1909. France. ‘Frère et Sœur’ [Brother and Sister], a bronze plaque by Blanche-Adèle Moria, boy embracing his sister, reverse nest in tree, 66 x 45mm (BDM VIII, 77; CGMP p.266); ‘Noces d’Or’ [Golden Wedding], 1932, a bronze medal by M. Renard, aged couple seated facing each other, reverse tablet for name, 68mm (CGMP p.341) [2]. First fine and scarce, second very fine (£40-50)

The work of the Parisian lady sculptor and medallist Blanche-Adèle Moria (1859-1927) is infrequently met with