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  • Esseö, Elisabeth (Erzsébet) von 1919 

    БОЛЬШЕВИЗМЪ ・1918・ — ・1919・ (BOLSHEVISM 1918 - 1919).  Cast bronze medal, dark brown patina, 70 mm, 78.37 g.  Tiny casting flaw at right breast principal figure, otherwise vorzüglich+ (extremely fine+).  Very rare.

    Obverse: A massive, leering, horned, bat-winged demon, arms akimbo, emerges from clouds and dominates upper field, beneath which entangled mass of humanity struggles and fights; artist's monogram, encircled, ligatured ƎE to right. 

    Reverse: Cyrillic title inscription bolshevism vertically in center; on either side year dates inscribed horizontally.

    Cf: Schulman.  1919.  La Guerre Européenne, Catalogue LXXV, p. 98: 899, pl. XX.

    Cf: Frankenhuis, M. 1919(?).  Catalogue of Medals - Medalets and Plaques Relative to the World War 1914 - 1919, p. 189: 1537.

    Cf:  Huszár, Lajos, and Béla Procopius. 1932. Medaillen- und Plakettenkunst in Ungarn, p. 201: 1942.

    Cf: Jones, M. 1979. The Dance of Death: Medallic Art of the First World War, p. 25: 43.

Bolshevism 1918 - 1919
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Esseö, Elisabeth (Erzsébet) von 1919 

БОЛЬШЕВИЗМЪ ・1918・ — ・1919・ (BOLSHEVISM 1918 - 1919).  Cast bronze medal, dark brown patina, 70 mm, 78.37 g.  Tiny casting flaw at right breast principal figure, otherwise vorzüglich+ (extremely fine+).  Very rare.

Obverse: A massive, leering, horned, bat-winged demon, arms akimbo, emerges from clouds and dominates upper field, beneath which entangled mass of humanity struggles and fights; artist's monogram, encircled, ligatured ƎE to right. 

Reverse: Cyrillic title inscription bolshevism vertically in center; on either side year dates inscribed horizontally.

Cf: Schulman.  1919.  La Guerre Européenne, Catalogue LXXV, p. 98: 899, pl. XX.

Cf: Frankenhuis, M. 1919(?).  Catalogue of Medals - Medalets and Plaques Relative to the World War 1914 - 1919, p. 189: 1537.

Cf:  Huszár, Lajos, and Béla Procopius. 1932. Medaillen- und Plakettenkunst in Ungarn, p. 201: 1942.

Cf: Jones, M. 1979. The Dance of Death: Medallic Art of the First World War, p. 25: 43.

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