Lot Archive

Lot

№ 781

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16 July 1997

Hammer Price:
£50

c. 1930. Italy. Dante Alighieri, a cast bronze portrait medal, unsigned [by F.P. Lasserre], bust left, 94mm. Extremely fine (£40-60)

Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), the Florentine who became Italy’s pre-eminent poet; Firmin Pierre Lasserre (†1943), sculptor and medallist