Pierre Turin is widely accepted as the most accomplished medallist working in the Art Deco Style. An award winning French medalist who studied at Ecole Nationale Superieur de Beaux Arts & was a pupile of Frederic de Vernon, Auguste Paley & Jules Coulan.
His most famous commission is the medal for the Expostion Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Paris,1925.
Macassar Ebony with Bronze Plaque, signed in the cast.
French circa 1920s.