Medallion, effigy of Napoleon engraved around "Napoléon Empereur des Français et Roi d'Italie" - Empire - Majolica - 1805-1815

Description
Medallion, effigy of Napoleon engraved around "Napoléon Empereur des Français et Roi d'Italie" - Empire - Majolica - 1805-1815
France

Rare decorative medallion from the first French Empire, effigy of Napoleon, engraved writing: ‘Napoléon Bonaparte Empereur des Français et Roi d’Italie’.
Under the picture ‘Galle Fecit’. The artist is mostly known for his bronze medals.
Probably part of the emperor's celebratory composition.
Small flaws on the edge (see the pictures).

Lot details
Object
effigy of Napoleon engraved around "Napoléon Empereur des Français et Roi d'Italie", Medallion
Material
Majolica
Designer/ Artist
Andrè Galle
Style
Empire
Estimated Period
1805-1815
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
1×8×8 cm
Weight
107 g
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