Nice War Memorial 1914-18 Commemorative Medal; Warrior and Lion (obverse); Nice War Memorial (reverse)

André Lavrillier, French, 1885 - 1958, after Alfred Auguste Jannoit, French, 1889 - 1969

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1928

Bronze medal

Overall: 2 13/16 × 2 13/16 × 1/4 in. (7.2 × 7.2 × 0.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019

2016.64.81

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: inscribed, lower left: A. JANNIOT.SC; inscribed, lower right: ANDRE LAVRILLIER.GR; reverse: Inscribed, lower right edge: ANDRE LAVRILLIER; inscribed, lower left: ROGER SEASSAL_ARCTS; inscribed, lower right: A.JANNIOT_SCVS; inscribed, around top edge, from lower left to lower right: .AUX ENFANTS DE NICE MORTS POVR LA FRANCE.; inscribed, in image, lower left: 1914; inscribed, in image, lower right: 1813 Stamped, bottom edge: BRONZE

Publication History

Roger Arvid Anderson, The Roger Arvid Anderson Collection, Medals, Medallions, Plaquettes and Small Reliefs, Paintings, Sculpture, Works on Paper and Textiles, San Francisco: Roger Arvid Anderson (published privately), design by David L. Wilson, 2015, p. 234.

Provenance

Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.

Old Number

EL.S.993.19.116

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