1940 Rare Bronze Art Deco Medal Cat Cats Famous Fable 59mm
France, 1940 " LE CHAT, LA BELETTE ET LE PETIT LAPIN ", 59mm 100grs approx; art medal, depicting a famous Fable / poem from Jean de La Fontaine, signed Ch. Virion, in very fine condition as scanned, nicks on rim, edge marked with horn of plenty (Paris mint) +. Jean de La Fontaine July 8. Was the most famous French. And probably the most widely read French poet of the 17th century. He was the only French poet to understand and master the texture of the French language. Reference : see CGMP p401 Vol3. Illustration of the fable from Jean de la Fontaine : the Cat his holding prisoner with his paws a weasel and a little rabbit. Received the Bronze medal at the 1900 Universal Exhibition. Interests/Themes keywords : Art medal, France, Art nouveau.
ABOUT US We are professional sellers running a family business, the first in the family who started to sell medals was, about 70 years ago, Maître Albert de Jaeger. He was an Artist, a Sculptor and Medallist he received the Premier Grand Prix de Rome. (1935) for his medallic art, he created hundreds of medals and other art objects.
Beautiful medals, highly collectable and great Gift ideas. French registration of commerce : SIREN 510858699. The item "1940 RARE BRONZE ART DECO MEDAL CAT CATS FAMOUS FABLE 59MM" is in sale since Thursday, August 13, 2020.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals". The seller is "artmedals" and is located in Meudon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Medal
- Composition: Bronze