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Monthly Archives: August 2014

ANCESTORS – Nicola Moss’ exhibition August 2014 medals and more

Nicola Moss’s exhibition at ArtSway (to 26 August 2014)  is both retrospective and energising.  Although there is only one cabinet of medals, the drawings, sculptures and maquettes inform the little portable artworks. Some are dream images inspired from being out on the land, a practice which Moss refers to as  utiseta or ‘out, sitting for wisdom’, divining knowledge in […]

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Varieties of Delmotte Netherlands 18th century coin weights

While looking at these Dutch coin weights in our next auction for weights and scales MB68, we realised that there are 4 distinct reverse dies used by Jacques Delmotte in Brussels in the 18th century, c.1770. All are on the theme of St Michael archangel holding a sword and shield, killing the Dragon. Type 1 […]

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