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Reduction et Frappe de Medailles

Artist:
Medalist: Alexandre-Louis-Marie Charpentier (French, Paris 1856–1909 Neuilly)
Date:
ca. 1900–1910
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
2 3/16 × 2 3/8 in. (5.6 × 6 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.23
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
Made for the firm of Duval-Janvier, this is a tribute to the medalist's ability to render an image in a range of sizes.
Signature: Obverse, at left side: monogram ALMC

Inscription: legend: obverse (lower right corner, letters arranged to fill in a circle), DUVAL JANVIER; reverse (in field), Réduction/ et/Frappe/ de/ Médailles; (across bottom), 22, rue de Montmorenvy, Paris
[ Shepherd Gallery , New York, until 1991; sold to MMA ]
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