"Concours agricole" (1937). A French Art Deco bronze medal by Pierre-Alexandre Morlon (1878 - 1951) representing Ceres, Roman goddess of agriculture holding wheat. Signature left. The reverse is divided into panels depicting poultry: duck, goose turkey, a pigeon (with a dovecote on background) and rabbit. The central panel is blank for an eventual inscription. The edge is stamped with the horn of plenty (Paris mint) and BRONZE.
Pierre-Alexandre Morlon is a French engraver and medalist, creator of the famous "Type Morlon" on the former French franc coin currency: obverse with Marianne - allegory of the Republic - with (Phrygian) liberty cap and reverse with horns of plenty.
6.6 x 5.7 cm (2" 9/16 x 2" 1/4)