Lot Archive


№ 593


8 November 1995

Hammer Price:

Belgium, Universal Exposition at Ghent, 1913, bronze plaque by P. Theunis, ‘La Musique’, reverse 5-line legend, 67 x 57mm (BDM VIII, 234); together with 50th Anniversary of the Conservatory of Music, ‘La Louvière’, 1938, bronze prize medal by van der Stock, female harpist, un-named, 56mm; Jef Denijn, Bellringer of Mechelen, c.1940, bronze portrait medal by E. Wijnants, 75mm (Niggl –) [3]. Very fine and better (£45-65)

Jef Denijn (1862-1941), master bellringer at St. Rombout Cathedral, Mechelen; the lot is sold with a contemporary magazine cutting with a portrait of Denijn, describing his life’s work.