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Lorraine Plaquette

Object Number: 
ca. 1917
Bronze; paper, cloth, silk
case: 3 3/16 x 3 15/16 x 11/16 in. ( 8.1 x 10 x 1.7 cm ) Overall: 2 11/16 x 2 1/16 x 3/16 in. ( 6.9 x 5.2 x 0.5 cm
inscription: obverse, center right of design: "G.PRUD'HOMME." inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE."
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group