Estimate: 120 GBP
Price realized: 100 GBP
BRITISH COMMEMORATIVE MEDALS. British Artistic Medals. Robert Bryden RE (1865-1939), Sir Joseph, 1st Baron Lister (1827-1912), surgeon and pioneer of antiseptic surgery, Bronze Portrait Medal, commemorating the centenary of his birth, 1927, bust of Lister left with fine side-whiskers, signed on truncation, SIR JOSEPH LISTER OF LYME REGIS PC OM DCL DL DSC FRCS FRS, 139mm.Extremely fine.
Robert Bryden, who studied at the RSA and RA Schools in London, was a prolific etcher but worked in various mediums including sculpture.Medallic portraits are rare.