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Medal

French
probably 19th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 17 mm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.55

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy and paint

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular uniface medal with hanging loop and ring attached at top. Two masted ship on water painted; painted inscription below “TELLE EST LA VIE”.

Inscription

Inscribed below "TELLE EST LA VIE".

Provenance

By 1923, Mrs. A. C. Storer; 1923, gift of Mrs. A. C. Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 4, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss A. C. Storer