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Medal in case: Souvenir du mariage

Object Number: 
INV.5397
Date: 
ca. 1913
Medium: 
Silver; wood, silk, mother-of-pearl, metal
Dimensions: 
case: 5 3/8 x 4 3/8 x 7/8 in. ( 13.7 x 11.1 x 2.2 cm ) diameter: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "ROINE" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "ROINE" Inscription: case cover, imprinted in silver: "H.M.G./F.J.S." Inscription: case bottom, at lower center, imprinted in black: "JULES EDOUARD ROI
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse depicting seated draped figures of bride, with veil-covered head, and laureated groom, facing each other; legend above: "AMOR"; inscribed in exergue: "SEMPER." Reverse contains inscription with floral branches at left: "SOUVENIR/DU/MARIAGE/CONTRACTE/PAR LES EPOVX/HELEN M. GOVLD/FINLEY J. SHEPARD/LE 22 JANVIER 1913/BONHEVR/PROSPERITE." Medal is inset into rectangular wooden fitted box covered with white silk satin; white ribbed silk interior and metal and mother-of-pearl closure.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group