'Adornment', plaquette

'Adornment', plaquette

'Adornment'
Plaquette (uniface)
Marcel Claude Renard (1892-1974)
France (Paris)
1928
Bronze, struck
Museum no. A.149-1978
Given by Professor and Mrs J. Hull Grundy

In the 20th century medals sometimes had a practical purpose. The Paris jeweller, La Gerbe d'Or (The Golden Sheaf) presented its 1929 calendar suspended from this plaquette.