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France : Brass : Mother of Pearl : Silver Plate : 1901 - 1910
This bookmark was made in France as a souvenir of the Musee de L'Armee. It is silver plated brass, abalone and mother-of-pearl. The top has a bust of Napoleon surrounded by a wreath. Underneath there is an eagle. The Musee de L'Armee, located at the Invalides in Paris, France was originally built as a hotel for disabled soldiers (Invalides) by Louis XIV and now houses the Tomb of Napoleon 1st and the museum of the Army of France.
Date:
1901 - 1910
Materials:
Brass
Materials:
Mother of Pearl
Materials:
Silver Plate
Origin:
France
Shape:
Person
Shape:
Bird
Shape:
Napoleon
Size:
3.6 x 9.4 cm