Rene Lalique WWI Commemoration in Silver

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Type of Jewel: Objet d'Art

Rene Lalique
La Journée du Poilu
Medal Commemorating French Infantymen of World War I
‘Poilu’, or ‘shaggy one’, was the nickname for the ordinary French infantryman, equivalent to the British ‘Tommy’. In December 1915 the French Government sanctioned the establishment of a National Day to honour and support French soldiers.
Metal: Silver
Brooch Fitting
French Metal and Maker's Mark

Metal: Silver
Circa: 1915

1 3/8" Length 1 3/8" Width