Lot Archive


№ 355


26 November 1997

Estimate: £200–£300

France, France, Séverine, 1898, a uniface pâte de verre medal by A.-L.-M. Charpentier, bust of a lady to right, signed and dated, 130mm (Coll. R. Marx 522; BDM I, 422; cf. Arethuse 19 [1928], pl.xv). Small chip in edge behind the portrait and the number 354 painted on the back, otherwise very fine and almost as made, very rare (£200-300)

The sitter Mme Séverine was a journalist