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Scharff, Anton (1845-1903)

1896. 2 1/8" diameter (57mm). Niggl #1431. In very good condition. A few very minor spots on verso.
A round brass medallion by Anton Scharff with a deep, crisp impression showing Mozart in profile after the famous 1789 Leonard Posch engraving. The verso shows a group of cupids frolicking in the clouds, some playing instruments. Originally struck in 1896 in commemoration of the erection in the Burggarten of the famous Mozart Monument by Viktor Tilger.
This uncommon medallion is also in uncommonly good condition.
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