Lot Archive


№ 47


26 June 1996

Estimate: £200–£250

France, c.1892. “La Violoniste” double Æ plaque 82 x 152mm on metallic base, by Alexandre Charpentier, this issued by Victor Canale around 1920. Superb green patina, extremely fine (£200-250)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, A Collection of Historical and Art Medals.

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Study for door lock entry. ( Definitive work exhibited Musee des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Set of plaques and door knobs, related to Music -c. 1892).
Alexandre Charpentier (1856-1909) studied with Ponscarme. Grand Prix at the 1900 International Exhibition, he was one of the founders of the art nouveau group “Les Cinq”. Worked with Jules Cherot as an interior designer.