Lot Archive


№ 306


24 April 1996

Hammer Price:

Belgium, ‘Femme aux Enfants’, 1914, a uniface silver plaque by G. Devreese, mother with two children, NE LA RÉVÉILLEZ PAS, etc., 49 x 30mm; together with miscellaneous medals, badges, etc. related to the First World War (17, a few silver), several very fine; France, Battle of the Marne, 1914, bronze medal by J.-P. Legastelois, busts of Joffre, Maunoury and Gallieni, reverse robed figure with sword above the field of battle, 68mm (CGMP p.232; BDM VII, 545) [19]. Last extremely fine and a powerful and evocative design (£30-50)