Paul Bosco Coins and Medals

 

Buy the book … then buy the medals!

 

The new ‘classic’ guide to French Art Nouveau and Art Deco Medals

 

Nicolas Maier

French Medallic Art [Französische Medaillenkunst, L’art de la médaille en France], 1870-1940

(Munich, 2010)

 

 

All pieces are beautifully illustrated with descriptions in three languages. We have copies for sale for $135 plus shipping

 

NOW look at this (partial) listing of the medals illustrated in the book that are available in our stock. The condition of these pieces is excellent (Extremely Fine – Perfect Mint State, except as noted). Email us at pauljbosco@covad.net to order:

 

Also, take a look at our offering of medals from the Tony Terranova Collection  and http://www.pauljbosco.com/beauxarts.htm

 

Maier p. 34, fig. 17.   Jean-Baptiste Daniel-Dupuis, "History," Medal for the Paris Mint at the Exposition Universelle, and the Turn of the Century, 1900, silver, 50mm., Mint State, ex Tony Terranova Collection, $195.

 

 

Maier number:

7.   Jean-Baptiste Daniel-Dupuis, Self-Portrait Medal, Uncertain Date, silver, uniface, thin flan, 26.5mm., almost uncirculated, ex Tony Terranova Collection, $150.

 

 

65.  Jules-Clément Chaplain, Prize Medal for the Universal Exposition in Paris, 1878, bronze, 68 mm., $85.

 

78   Jules-Clément Chaplain, Louis Liard, Educator/Philosopher, 1899, silver, 54x69 mm., nearly mint state, ex Tony Terranova Collection,  $450.

 

 

 

79   Jules-Clément Chaplain, Prize Medal for the Universal Exposition in Paris, 1900, bronze, 63 mm., $135.

      This is usually included in collections of Olympic Medals.

 

80   Jules-Clément Chaplain, Marcelin Berthelot, 1901, bronze uniface galvano, 79x92 mm., $250.

93   Louis-Oscar Roty, Michel EugŹne Chevreul, 100th Birthday, 1886, bronze, 68 mm., $115; silver, 68 mm., mint state, ex Tony Terranova Collection, $550.

 

 

97   Louis-Oscar Roty, Fiftieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Christofle Company, 1893, silver, 95x59 mm., $595.

 

101 Louis-Oscar Roty, Funeral of President Sadi Carnot, 1898, bronze, 58x81 Choice EX, $225; EF, $199; VF-EF, $149; silver, VF-EF, $750.

Probably the most important and influential Art-Nouveau medal.

 

108 Louis-Oscar Roty, Compagnie Paris-Lyon-Méditerranée (railroad), 1901, silver, 59x45 mm., choice EF, $225.

 

120 Jean-Baptiste Daniel-Dupuis, The Spring, 1898, silver, 36x66 mm., VF+, $135.

 

121 Jean-Baptiste Daniel-Dupuis, The Nest, 1899, bronze, 36x66 mm., choice VF, ex Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, $99.

 

121 & 122    Jean-Baptiste Daniel-Dupuis, The Spring, 1898, and The Nest, 1899, rare large version, 75x131 mm., uniface bronze, both nearly extremely fine, ex Tony Terranova Collection, offered as a pair, $1,250.

 

122 Jean-Baptiste Daniel-Dupuis, Horticulture, 1899, bronze, 48x61 mm., some light spots on reverse, otherwise EF, ex Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, $99.

 

126 Ferdinand Levillain, Hephaistos, c. 1876, bronze, 58 mm., recipient’s name scratched out roughly, $110.

 

127 Ferdinand Levillain, The Earth, 1887, bronze, 68 mm., $135.

 

131 Louis Bottée, Prize Medal for the Universal Exposition in Paris, 1889, bronze, 63 mm., VF+, $65.

 

134 Louis Bottée, Commemorative Plaquette for the Universal Exposition in San Francisco, 1915, bronze, 57x78 mm., $450.

 

152. Alexandre Charpentier, Dr. Paul Segond, Obstetrician, 1905, bronze, 80x62mm, nearly extremely fine, ex Tony Terranova Collection, $249.

 

 

174 Alfred Borrel, Centenary of the School of Living Oriental Languages, 1895, bronze, 67x61 mm, choice EF, ex Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, $225.

 

182 Hippolyte Lefebvre, Centenary of the Independence of the Republic of Argentina, 1910, silver, 70 mm. VF/VF+, $195.

 

182 Hippolyte Lefebvre, Centenary of the Independence of the Republic of Argentina, 1910, bronze, 58 mm., about EF, $75.

 

184 Victor Peter, Alexandre FalguiŹre, sculptor, 1899, bronze, 65 mm., $350.

 

188 Georges Dupré, Salute to the Sun, 1900, silver, 51x64 mm, Nice VF or VF+, ex Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, $249.

 

191 Georges Dupré, The Angelus, 1903, cast bronze plaque, 250x180 mm, EF or better, exceptionally beautiful, $900.

 

198 Ovide Yencesse, Motherly Love, c. 1912, bronze, 50 mm, EF to mint, ex Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, $249.

 

209 Charles Pillet, To the Heroes of Verdun, 1917, bronze, 68 mm., spots, $65; also as a large c. 12” cast of obverse, $1,600.

 

212 Charles Pillet, International Hydroelectric Power and Tourism Exhibition in Grenoble, 1925, gilt bronze, 68 mm., about EF, $250. SOLD We also have a 12” galvano of the obverse $795.

 

220 Camille LefŹvre, Chamber for Jewelry-Making, Goldsmithing and Silversmithing, 1901, bronze, 80x70mm., choice almost uncirculated, ex Tony Terranova Collection, $295. ON HOLD

 

 

223 Lucien Coudray, Orpheus, 1899, bronze, 68 mm., $125. We also have this as a large cast uniface plaquette, about 9-10”, $2,500.

 

224 Lucien Coudray, Fencing, 1903, bronze, 65x43 mm, some reverse spots, otherwise EF to EF+, ex Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, $149.

 

231 Jules-Prosper Legastelois, Battle of the Marne, 1916, bronze, 68 mm., minor spots, obverse, $65.

 

237 Georges-Henri Prud’homme, The Widows, 1906, bronze, 68x76 mm., VF+, $149.

 

238 Georges-Henri Prud’homme, Saying Grace, 1907, struck bronze uniface, 72x84 mm., about EF, $149.

 

240 Georges-Henri Prud’homme, Louis Pasteur, 1910, bronze, 53x73 mm., $110.

 

238 Georges-Henri Prud’homme, MoliŹre Tercentenary, 1922, bronze, 68x92 mm., $149.

 

248 René Grégoire, Woodrow Wilson, America Joins the Allies, 1917, bronze, 68 mm., $95.

 

259 René Baudichon, Silver Wedding Anniversary, bronze, 73x67 mm, nearly perfect, ex Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, $149.

 

255 Pierre-Victor Dautel, Elegy, 1904 (Maier as 1907). Silver 45x65 mm., extremely fine, $295.

 

 

261 René Baudichon, The First Steps, bronze, 43x63 mm, nearly perfect, ex Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, $149. SOLD

 

294 Alexandre Morlon, Tanks, 1918, bronze, 68 mm., rather slight spotting, about EF, $175. SOLD

 

299 Henri Dropsy, Dancer [Isadora Duncan], Butterfly reverse, bronze, 49 mm, nearly perfect, ex Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, $249.

 

300 Henri Dropsy, Dairywoman, 1913, bronze, 63x108 mm., $139.

 

301 Henry Dropsy, Eve, 1919, bronze, 49 mm., $149.

 

311 Léon-Claude Mascaux, The Dance, 1924, bronze, 50 mm., EF, $275.

We have a fair selection of Mascaux medals, 50mm bronzes with female nudes, acquired from the artist in the 1920s, each about $250

 

319 Paul-Marcel Dammann, Compagnie pour la Distribution de l’Électricité, 1932, 64 mm., about EF, $199

 

320 Paul-Marcel Dammann, Albert Hautant, 1937, bronze, 80 mm., about EF, $250.

 

323 Pierre Turin, Flower Carrier, 1926, bronze, 71x71 mm., about EF, $295.

Click here to see an illustrated listing of medals by Pierre Turin in our stock.

 

 

324. Pierre Turin, Saint Francis of Assisi, 1926, 86 mm. Struck for the members of the Société franćaise des Amis de la Médaille; hallmarked and numbered 101 on edge, $350.

Click here to see an illustrated listing of medals by Pierre Turin in our stock.

 

331. Pierre-Marie Poisson, EugŹne Delacroix, 1933, cast bronze, 105 mm.

 

Also, take a look at our offering of medals from the Tony Terranova Collection

To order any of these medals, or to send me a want-list, email me at pauljbosco@covad.net