Educational Medal awarded to Rene Lalique

Title: 
Educational Medal awarded to Rene Lalique

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Object Name: 
Medal with Original Case
Title: 
Educational Medal awarded to Rene Lalique
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2011.7.115
Dimensions: 
(a) H: 5.7 cm, W: 7 cm, D: 0.4 cm; (bc) H: 6.5 cm, W: 7.9 cm, D: 1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa
Primary Description: 
(a) Bronze; cast. Rectangular medal with curved top edge. Front of medal decorated with two pairs of figures: one child and one adult. Front inscribed, "COMITE / DE PATRONAGE / DES ECOLES / PROFESSIONNELLES / LAVILLE DE PARIS / RECONNAISSANTE" and "PROTECTION ENSEIGNEMENT" in banner. Reverse decorated with six circular medallions, each showing various objects. Rectangular plaque in center inscribed, "RENE / LALIQUE". Banner inscribed, "ESTIEN PALISSY / ECOLES PROFESSIONNELLE / GERMAIN PILON / BOULE DIDEROT / DUPERRE DORIAN". (b) Red box bottom. (c) Red box top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steppa, Elaine, Source
2011-12-09
Steppa, Stanford, Source
2011-12-09
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
COMITE / DE PATRONACE / DES ECOLES / PROFESSIONNELLES / FAVILLE DE PARIS / RECONNAISSANTE
inscription
Molded relief (a) on front
PROTECTION ENSEICNEMENT
inscription
Molded relief (a) on front in banner
RENE / LALIQUE
inscription
Engraved (a) on reverse
ESTIEN PALISSY / ECOLES PROFESSIONNELFILLE / GERMAIN PILON / BOULE DIDEROT / DUPERRE DORIAN
inscription
Molded relief (a) on reverse in banner
SOTHEBY'S / 385 / FOUNDED 1744
label
Affixed (b) on bottome
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass (2014) illustrated, p. 14 (fig. 2); BIB# 139598