Lot Archive

Lot

№ 101

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1 June 1994

Hammer Price:
£45

France, 1918. France. "Aux Liberateurs", a fine uniface bronze plaque by V. Peter for Fumiére et Cie, French soldier aiming rifle butt at the head of a crowned German eagle, DEDIE AUX LIBERATEURS 1914-1918 above, VERDUN in exergue, 153mm (BDM VIII, 122). Strong style, very fine, attractive

Victor Peter (1840-1918), Parisian sculptor and medallist, was Professor of practical sculpture at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Illustrated half-size