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Lorraine Plaquette
Date: ca. 1917
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Medium: Bronze; paper, cloth, silk
Dimensions: Overall (plaquette): 3/16 × 2 11/16 × 2 1/16 in. (0.5 × 6.9 × 5.2 cm) Container (case): 3 3/16 × 3 15/16 × 11/16 in. (8.1 × 10 × 1.7 cm)
Place made: Europe, France
Description: Struck bronze plaquette with obverse showing clothed female bust facing right with inscription above: "LORRAINE". Reverse shows tombstone surmounted by oval shield with cross and flanked by laurel and oak leaf branches. Burgundy-red rectangular fitted case lined with burgundy-red silk velvet and red silk satin.
Credit Line: Gift of Alan R. Hawley
Object Number: 1935.19e
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Marks: inscription: obverse, center right of design: "G.PRUD'HOMME." inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE."