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Caroline Ferdinande Louise and Louise Marie Therese

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


Mint: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 51 mm (2 in.)

Accession Number

17.151

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Caroline Ferdinande Louise (1798-1890) and her daughter Louise Marie Therese (1819-1864).

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

Reverse: Profile bust of Louise Marie Theresa looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “LOUIS·MARIE·THERESE·MADEMOISELLE·” and “MDCCCXXVII”, at proper right “DE PUYMAURIN DT.”, and at proper left “E·DUBOIS FT·”.

Inscription

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

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "LOUIS·MARIE·THERESE·MADEMOISELLE·" and "MDCCCXXVII", at proper right "DE PUYMAURIN DT.", and at proper left "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