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Catalog Number DEC.037
Title Napoleon Medallion Collection
Artist unknown
Artist Andrieu Fecit
Date n.d.
Description Disgusted in a black book by Andrieu Fecit , adorned with gold floral and eagle designs on its exterior, lies ten medals. The book titled, Napoleon Medals, pages are replaced with two levels of medallions resting on blue velvet lining with teal, green, and blue ribbons placed under the metals to lift them. The medallions are painted bronze with a paper backing and have a glass cover. While many are still fully intact, some over time have lost their glass covering. The two largest medallions in the collection, 14cm in diameter, are busts of Napoleon and Josephine. The two 8.6cm medallions depict images of the Siege de la Bastille, while the six medallions measuring of 6.9 cm in diameter are titled, “Josephine Imp. Et Reine,” “Bonaparte Premier Consul De La Republique,” “Marie Louise Imperatrice,” “Napoleon Empereur,” “Napoleon Emp. Et Roi,” and “Passage du G.S Bernard.”


“Napoleon Empereur,” “Napoleon Emp. Et Roi,” and “Passage du G.S Bernard.”

10 medals encased in a box disguised as a book; blue velvet lining with blue ribbon to lift the medals; two levels of medallions;
Medallions are painted bronze with a paper backing and have glass cover 2 medallions are 14 cm diameter: busts of Napoleon & Josephine; l., "ANDRIEU FECIT" and bust of Napoleon, l., "ANDRIEU F."
2 medallions are 8.6 cm diameter: Seige de la Bastille "ANDRIEU F." "No. 1" and Arrivee du Roi a Paris "ANDRIEU F." "No. 2."
6 medallions are 6.9 cm diameter: "Josephine Imp.Et Reine", "Bonaparte Premier Consul De La Republique Fran", "Marie Louise Imperatrice" "Napoleon Empereur" "Napoleon Emp. Et Roi" and "Passage du G.S. Bernard"
Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Material Wood, Paper, Cloth, Metal
Credit line n.d.
Provenance Napolean Medals. Loaned to Redwood Library by Catharine Author to be given up to Elleridge Terry Greene if he should at any time wish to claim them.
Inscription Type Paper Tag
Inscription Technique Pen and Ink
Inscription Location Loose
Inscriptions and Marks Napolean Medals. Loaned to Redwood Library by Catharine Author to be given up to Elleridge Terry Greene if he should at any time wish to claim them.
Collection Decorative Arts