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6 March 2024

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The Silich Collection of Historical and Art Medals (Part I)

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6 March 2024

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The Silich Collection of Historical and Art Medals

The Silich Collection of Historical and Art Medals

David Silich

Noonans are both proud and excited to have been chosen to sell the extremely important collection of historical and art medals formed by the late David Silich. The dispersal will take place in a series of eight auctions taking place between March 2024 and October 2027.

The first two auctions will feature work by over 900 different artists, medallists and sculptors - testament to the breadth of the collection, which numbers upwards of 3,500 pieces. The decision to catalogue it alphabetically by artist is a road infrequently travelled outside mainland Europe, but was taken in order to demonstrate the vast range of medallic sculpture available to present-day
collectors and students. Here you will find medals from all corners of the globe, from Canada to New Zealand, Chile to Japan, brought together by one man’s passion for the subject. Indeed, the cataloguer has enjoyed corresponding with, and speaking to, many of the contemporary medallists whose work features in these pages. The remaining six auctions will explore the work of many of David’s favoured artists in depth. All eight sale catalogues will feature illustrations of all the medals...

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