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Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A silver medal converted into a clip by mounting it inside a frame. The medal has a portrait bust in profile facing left of King Louis XVI of France. Around the rim is an inscription "LUD.XVI.D.G.FR.ET NAV.REX.". The frame is reeded, bound with crossed ribbons at intervals, and topped with a ribbon bow.

Category:
SILVERWORK
Object name:
Paper Clip
Made from:
Silver -- silver gilt
Made in:
FRANCE
Date made:
ca. 1774-1999
Size:
H. 2 3/8 in.
overall __5.99 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.230
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION __around rim: LUD. XVI. D. G. FR. ET NAV REX
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973