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Aux Morts

Circular medal. Stamped on rim "BRONZE". Obverse: Figure of winged angel with sword, in profile looking to proper right; inscribed at proper right "1914/1918", at proper left "MCMXXV", and in exergue "ANTOINE BOURDELLE". Artist's monogram possibly at proper right. Reverse: View of a pillared...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at proper right "1914/1918", at proper left "MCMXXV", and in exergue "ANTOINE BOURDELLE". Reverse: Inscribed above "HARTMANNSWILLERKOPF", inscribed on crypt "ICI REPOSENT DES SOLDATS MORTS POUR LA FRANCE", below pyramid "ANTOINE BOURBELLE scv[ ]", on sunburst "CEM PERP", and under superstructure "ROBERT DANIS ARCTE ANTOINE BOURDELLE SCVR".

Marks

Stamped on rim "BRONZE". Obverse: Appears to be a triangle with cross form inside (artist's monogram).

Provenance

1996, Stephen K. Scher; 1996, gift of Stephen K. Scher to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 22, 1996)

Credit Line

Gift of Stephen K. Scher

French, 1925

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1996.63

Medium or Technique

Metal; silvered bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals