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Inscription

left panel, across bottom: ARGENTVRE; center panel: EN.MDCCCXLII. / CHARLES.CHRISTOFLE.CREE. / L'INDVSTRIE.DE.L'ORFEVRERIE. / ELECTRO.CHIMIQVE.ET.FONDE. / L'ETABLISSEMENT.RVE.DE.BONDY. / EN.MDCCCXCII. / PAVL.CHRISTOFLE.SON.FILS. / HENRI.BOVILHET.SON.NEVEV. / FERNAND DERIBES.SON.PETIT. / FILS.ANDRE.BOVILHET.SON. / PETIT.[N]EVEV.SES.SVCCESSEVRS. / CELE[B]RENT.LE.CINQVANTIE. / ME.[ANNI]VERSAIRE.DE.CET / TE.FONDATION. / 1842 1892; right panel, across bottom: ORFEVRERIE

Provenance

(David and Constance Yates, New York); purchased 1 June 2004 by NGA.

Bibliography
2004
Luciano, Eleonora. "Nineteenth-Century French Medals." Bulletin / National Gallery of Art, no. 32 (Fall 2004): 23.