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Collection of Fifty-five Society of Medalist Medals

Auction:
2692B
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$2,160$1,800

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Auction:
Sale #2692B - 2692B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 07, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Collection of Fifty-five Society of Medalist Medals
Patinated bronze
Connecticut and New York, c. 1930 to 1975
Each double-sided relief-molded medallion designed by a sculptor, in various patinas, many with their original pamphlets, approx. dia. 2 3/4 in.

Note: The Society of Medalists was established in 1930 to encourage the medallic work of superior sculptors such as Anna Hyatt Huntington, R. Tait McKenzie, James Earl Fraser, and A. Stirling Calder, among others, to make their creations available to collectors.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Fifty-five Society of Medalist Medals, Connecticut, Society of Medalists, A. Stirling Calder, James Earl Fraser, R. Tait McKenzie