19th Century Cast Glass Napoleon Medal - Object Quality Antiques

19th Century Cast Glass Napoleon Medal

$ 1,000.00


Very Rare and interesting Napoleon I cire perdu glass medal set in a hallmarked sterling mount. Original engraving by Bertrand Andrieu (1761-1822), medal reads in Latin (rather than the typical French) NEAPOLEO IMPERATOR REX, which means it was probably produced for theThe Kingdom of Italy during French occupation (1805-1814). 2.7" diameter, replacement ribbon.

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