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Ferdinand Philippe-Louis

French
1843
Artist Valentin Maurice Borrel (French, 1804–1882)


Mint: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 52 mm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.781

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Ferdinand Philippe-Louis (1810-1842), duke of Orléans. Inscribed on edge “CUIVRE”.

Obverse: Profile bust of Ferdinand Philippe looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “FERDINAND PHILIPPE LOUIS C.H.DUC D’ORLÉANS” and under bust “BORREL F”.

Reverse: Chapel at center; inscribed above “CHAPELLE SAINT FERDINAND/SOUS L’INVOCATION DE NOTRE DAME/DE LA COMPASSION”, at proper left “1844”, at proper right “BORREL”, and in exergue “ÉLEVÉE A LA MÉMOIRE/DE S.A.R.L.F.P.DUC D’ORLÉANS/PRINCE ROYAL/INAUGUREE LE II JUILLET/1843”.

Inscription

Inscribed on edge "CUIVRE".

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FERDINAND PHILIPPE LOUIS C.H.DUC D'ORLÉANS" and under bust "BORREL F".

Reverse: Inscribed above "CHAPELLE SAINT FERDINAND/SOUS L'INVOCATION DE NOTRE DAME/DE LA COMPASSION", at proper left "1844", at proper right "BORREL", and in exergue "ÉLEVÉE A LA MÉMOIRE/DE S.A.R.L.F.P.DUC D'ORLÉANS/PRINCE ROYAL/INAUGUREE LE II JUILLET/1843".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay