This sale is for a stunning Original and therefore very rare 9ct gold Paul Vincze St Christopher pendent.
The detail on this piece is superb and it is in excellent condition with no rubbing.
This stunning piece is the largest that was produced by Paul Vincze himself and measures 33mm in diameter. It weighs 12.2g
It is Fully hallmarked for London C1965.
This stunning original piece is engraved to the back with the following verse;
"When I am far from those I love
And from their loving care
Fair forms appear and move near
Around my chair.
Soft hands entwine their hands in mine
lips touch my face
The miles are not, and times forgot
As souls embrace."
A prized piece for any collector or the perfect piece own and display.
Born 15 August 1907Died 5 March 1994
Active: 1930 - 1990
Country of birth: Hungary
Country of death: France
Born Galgagyork, Hungary. Vincze studied at the State School of Arts and Crafts at Budapest, then under Ede Telcs and finally in Rome (1935-7) after which he returned to Hungary.In 1938 Nazi persecution forced him to leave Hungary and he settled in England. Vincze set up a studio in London where he lived for the rest of his life except for annual visits to his house in the south of France. In 1948 be became a British subject.Vincze's reputation was greatly enhanced by the two medals struck to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Overall he had a very busy career, principally as the maker of medallic portraits. Vince's sitters included: Sir Winston Churchill, President Harry Truman, Pope Paul VI, Yehudi Menuhin, Prince Karim Aga Khan and J B Priestley. He died at Magagnosc, France.
These pieces are still being produced today under Licence but please do not confuse this with one of those reproductions. This piece is an ORIGINAL Paul Vincze medal and not a copy or post piece and as such is a fantastic investment opportunity. Especially as it is being offered for sale for less that you can buy a new (NONE ORIGINAL) piece for.
You can buy with confidence knowing we offer a full no quibble money back guarantee if you are not completely happy within 14 days.
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