French officer's tag

Object Number: 
1942.615
Date: 
1800-1815
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 5/8 in. ( 7.9 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
cast: around cylinder four times: crowned, "N"
Description: 
Silver officer's tag from the Imperial Army of Napoleon I; cast in the shape of a torch with acanthus leaf decoration in place of a flame; four crowned "N's" below and an acorn finial at the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Misses Eliza R. and Mary M. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group