France, Chambre Syndicale des Frabricants...d'Automobiles
France, Chambre Syndicale des Frabricants. . . d'Automobiles, silver plated bronze plaque, circa 1920, by H. Kautsch for Arthus- Bertrand, a winged figure presents a laurel wreath to a male and female figure, LABOUR IMPROBUS OMNIA VINCIT, rev. legend above an olive branch with tablet below inscribed, Leon Sauvenay/ 1919- 1940, 68 x 45 mm, (Forrer V11. /497), contained in original red leather fitted case. Extremely fine and rare. £185.00
This plaque was designed by Kautsch before 1910, when an example was shown in New York.
This is a very early example of an award for the automobile parts industry.