102607 | FRANCE. Art Deco uniface bronze Plaque.
102607 | FRANCE. Art Deco uniface bronze Plaque. Issued circa 1923. "Au soldat inconnu" (53x72mm, 180.04 g). By A. H. Lavrillier.
Laureate angel facing, cradling upper body of fallen soldier right // Blank. Edge: «cornucopia» BRONZE.
Maier –. Choice Mint State. Olive-brown surfaces, with a bit of a darker nature further highlighting them. A wondrous Art Deco design.
An exceptional interwar piece paying homage to the countless lives lost during World War I, this artistic plaque portrays an angel receiving the body of an unnamed soldier, his name lost to time, but his sacrifice nevertheless remembered through this imagery.
Upload: 15 November 2023.