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Ref: 4941

France, “Danseuse” (Dancer) plaquette after Henri Dropsy, circa 1912, uniface brass, published by La Gerbe d‘Or (Golden Sheaf), Paris

 

 

Obv: A female dancer in fashionable dress to right in a medallion, Greek tragedy masks above to left and right

 

 

Condition: Very fine; Diameter: , 93x92mm

 

References: cf. Maier 299

 

Notes: La Gerbe d’Or was a jeweller and silversmith at 86 rue de Rivoli in Paris. According to Nicholas Maier, Dropsy was inspired for his depiction of the dancer by the rather unorthodox American Isadora Duncan.

 

 

Price £110

France, Danseuse, Dropsy medal

France, Danseuse, Dropsy1912 medal

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