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Georges Gagneau

Rectangular medal of Georges Gagneau, in low relief. Obverse: Bust of Gagneau looking to proper left, inset into a circle at upper proper right corner; three scenes of bronze founding: liquid bronze being poured into molds (upper proper left), chasing of the surface of a bronze vessel...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at bottom "F. LEVILLAIN" and in inset circle "GEORGES GAGNEAU". Reverse: Inscribed at center "REUNION/DES/FABRICANTS/DE/BRONZES/A/GEORGES/GAGNEAU/PRESIDENT/DE/1885 A 1900".

Provenance

By 1994, David and Constance Yates (New York); 1994, sold by David and Constance Yates to the MFA. (Accession date: October 26, 1994)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

French, dated 1900

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1994.240

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt copper

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals