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Lapidarus Jewellry Antique Art Gallery Montreal

Since 1919

Pierre-Alexandre Morlon

SKU: b21
$300.00Price

 

"Concours agricole" (1937).

A French Art Deco bronze medal by Pierre-Alexandre Morlon 1878 - 1951) representing Ceres, Roman goddess of agriculture holding wheat.

Signature left

The reverse is divided into panels depicting poultry: duck, goose turkey, a pigeon (with a dovecote on background) and rabbit

The central panel is blank for an eventual inscription

The edge is stamped with the horn of plenty (Paris mint) and BRONZE.

Pierre-Alexandre Morlon is a French engraver and medalist, creator of the famous "Type Morlon" on the former French franc coin currency: obverse with Marianne - allegory of the Republic - with (Phrygian) liberty cap and reverse with horns of plenty.
6.6 cm x 5.7 cm (2" 9/16 x 2" 1/4)

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