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Medal

possibly French
1700–1900


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 34 mm, 6h (1 5/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.247

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Octagonal medal probably commemorating a marriage.

Obverse: Crowned emblem at center.

Reverse: Three putto supporting a shield with a monogram; inscribed below.

Inscription

Reverse: Inscribed on shield "M" overlapping "D" and below "LORTHIOR F".

Provenance

Before 1927, The Mary Hooper Packard Collection; 1927, given by Horace Packard to MFA. (Accession Date: May 5, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Packard