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  • Karl Ott  1914 

    AUSMARSCH / 1914 (march-out, departure).  Single-sided, cast iron, blackened, 85.35 mm, 100.10 g.  Vorzüglich (extremely fine).
     
    From the three-windowed balcony of a peaked-roofed house, three women wave and strew flowers over eight ranks of soldiers marching on the street to left; two-line title inscription in exergue with stepped border left and right; artist's signature K・OTT along lower right edge.

    Cf: Frankenhuis, M.  1919(?).  Catalogue of Medals - Medalets and Plaques relative to the World War 1914 - 1919, p. 83: 622.

    Cf: Salaschek, Sunhild.  1980.  Katalog der Medaillen und Plaketten des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts im französischen und deutschen Sprachraum in der Hamburger Kunsthalle, I (text): p. 276: no. 1154; II (Studien und Tafeln): pl. 84 (iron example).

    Cf: Klose, Dietrich O. A.  2016.  Europas Verderben 1914 1918: Deutsche und österreichische Medaillen auf den Ersten Weltkrieg, p. 38: 2.2 (bronze example).

    Commemorates the departure of German armies toward Belgium and France, depicting a common scene in the heady first weeks of war enthusiasm.
Ausmarsch 1914
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Karl Ott  1914 

AUSMARSCH / 1914 (march-out, departure).  Single-sided, cast iron, blackened, 85.35 mm, 100.10 g.  Vorzüglich (extremely fine).
 
From the three-windowed balcony of a peaked-roofed house, three women wave and strew flowers over eight ranks of soldiers marching on the street to left; two-line title inscription in exergue with stepped border left and right; artist's signature K・OTT along lower right edge.

Cf: Frankenhuis, M.  1919(?).  Catalogue of Medals - Medalets and Plaques relative to the World War 1914 - 1919, p. 83: 622.

Cf: Salaschek, Sunhild.  1980.  Katalog der Medaillen und Plaketten des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts im französischen und deutschen Sprachraum in der Hamburger Kunsthalle, I (text): p. 276: no. 1154; II (Studien und Tafeln): pl. 84 (iron example).

Cf: Klose, Dietrich O. A.  2016.  Europas Verderben 1914 1918: Deutsche und österreichische Medaillen auf den Ersten Weltkrieg, p. 38: 2.2 (bronze example).

Commemorates the departure of German armies toward Belgium and France, depicting a common scene in the heady first weeks of war enthusiasm.
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