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Ferdinand Foch: Rank of Marshall

French
around 1916
Artist Ovid Yencesse (French, 1869–1947)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Diameter: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.6

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular uniface medal of Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929, commemorating being elevated to rank of Marshall. Profile bust of Marshall Foch looking to proper right; inscribed above “AV MARECHAL [branch] FOCH [branch]”, at proper right “O YENCESSE”, and in exergue “LA CHAMPAGNE/RECONNAISSANTE/1918”.

Inscription

Inscribed above "AV MARECHAL [branch] FOCH [branch]", at proper right "O YENCESSE", and in exergue "LA CHAMPAGNE/RECONNAISSANTE/1918".

Provenance

By 1932, Ovid Yencesse; 1932, gift of Ovid Yencesse to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 11, 1932)

Credit Line

Gift of Orid Yencesse