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Henri Charles Ferdinand Marie Dieudonné and Caroline Ferdinande Louise

French
1827
Artist Eugène Dubois (French, 1795–1863)


Mint: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 51 mm (2 in.)

Accession Number

17.150

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Henri Charles Ferdinand Marie Dieudonné (1820-1883), duke of Bordeaux and comte de Chambord, and his mother Caroline Ferdinande Louise, duchess of Berry.

Obverse: Profile bust of Henri Charles looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “HENRI·CHARLES·FERDINAND·MARIE·DEIUDONNÉ·DUC·DE·BORDEAUX” and under bust “E·DUBOIS·FT·1827”.

Reverse:Profile bust of Mle. Caroline looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “MLE·CAROLNE·FERDE·LSE·DUCHESSE·DE·BERRI” and under bust “DE·PUYMAURIN·DT·E·DUBOIS·FT·”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "HENRI·CHARLES·FERDINAND·MARIE·DEIUDONNÉ·DUC·DE·BORDEAUX" and under bust "E·DUBOIS·FT·1827".

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "MLE·CAROLNE·FERDE·LSE·DUCHESSE·DE·BERRI" and under bust "DE·PUYMAURIN·DT·E·DUBOIS·FT·".

Provenance

By 1917, J. B. How; 1917, bequest of J. B. How to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 1917)

Credit Line

Bequest of J. B. How