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Medallion of Louis XVI
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Medallion of Louis XVI


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This image of the king, who was also the proprietor of the Sèvres porcelain manufactory, was modeled by Louis-Simon Boizet, director of sculpture at the factory.
Provenance E. F. Bonaventure, New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Mark] Inscribed on back, in ink: Louis seize donné par Mr le Marechal de Mouy (?) à son ami Mr de Camerlieve (?) evêque d'Apt
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
ca. 1774
Medium
hard-paste porcelain
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1004
Measurements
Diam: 5 11/16 in. (14.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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