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Plaque Medal Saluting the Sword under the Reign of Louis XV

  • founding (metal or glass working), bronze
  • 19.7 x 24 cm
  • Inv. 1911-CZ

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This large bronze plaque, designed by French medallist Ernesta Robert-Mérignac, refers to a protocol at the French court where the king was greeted by his courtiers. It was exhibited at the Salon de la Medaille during the 1910 World Fair in Brussels.


Ernesta Robert-Mérignac RKD
Saint-Omer 1858 - 1859 - 1933

Title Plaque Medal Saluting the Sword under the Reign of Louis XV
Period 19th century
20th century
Medium and support founding (metal or glass working) AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings signatures (names) below: Erneste Robert Mérignac
Collection medals AAT
Object type plaques (flat objects) AAT
Inventory number 1911-CZ
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31D11221 boy (child between toddler and youth) Iconclass
41D221(HAT) head-gear: hat Iconclass
44B113 king Iconclass
44B152 royal household; courtiers, retinue, train Iconclass
45B411 salute Iconclass
45C13(SWORD) hacking and thrusting weapons: sword Iconclass
Exposition Internationale de Bruxelles en 1910 : Salon international de la médaille contemporaine... : Groupe II: Beaux-Arts ; Classe 9B: Gravure en médailles (Bruxelles, Palais du Cinquantenaire, 01.05 - 15.11.1910) ; Catalogue / Victor Tourneur. - Brussel : Imprimerie A. Lesigne, 1910 (p. 113, Catalogue, nr. 186 (1))
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