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SA789872

Pair Of French Empire Bronzed Lead Medals

Price

£1,150 | $1,603 USD | €1,340 EUR
Item Number: SA789872
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Graham Smith Antiques
This antique has been viewed 15 times in the past month with the most views from Estonia.

Description

Two early 19th century French Empire bronzed lead medals or roundels.
One medal is a portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte dressed in the Laurel Wreath of Victory, the other is a double portrait of Napoleon and Marie Louise of Austria, his second wife, both medals are held in circular turned wood frames.
Each portrait is signed under the shoulder "Andrieu F" on the single portrait and "Andrieu Fecit" on the double.
The medals were probably struck in 1810 to commemorate the marriage of Napoleon to Marie Louise.
The sculptor Bertrand Andrieu (1761-1822) was a pupil of sculptor and medallist Nicolas Gatteaux (1763-1832).
The medals are in very good condition. (Circa 1810)
Frame: Diameter 19cm (7.5 inches)
Depth 1.5cm (0.6 inches)
Medal: Diameter 14cm (5.5 inches)
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Internal Ref: WH26



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 19 cm (7.5")
Width = 19 cm (7.5")
Depth = 1.5 cm (0.6")


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Graham Smith Antiques
Leadgate House
Horsley
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE15 0NT
United Kingdom

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