Lot Archive


№ 525


21 February 1996

Estimate: £20–£30

Medals Related to Music, Germany, Friedrich Wilhelm Nietsche, uniface undated and unsigned bronze medal, 59mm. About extremely fine (£20-30)

Nietsche, Friedrich Wilhelm (1844–1900). Famous German philsopher and writer. A friend of Wagner, whose operas he regarded as the true successors to Greek tragedy. A medal difficult to date on stylistic grounds, but it may have been made earlier in the century in Germany or Austrai