Lot Archive


№ 602


8 November 1995

Hammer Price:

Egypt, Erection of Monument to the Defenders of the Suez Canal in the Great War, 1930, an Art Deco bronze medal by R. Delamarre, monument with two standing figures in front, reverse close-up of the standing figures, 81mm. Very fine (£40-60)

The monument, designed by Michel Roux-Spitz, was unveiled on 3 February 1930 by the Marquis de Vogue, President of the Suez Canal Co.