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Portrait
7144-226
Framed oval portrait of a young woman in a Breton peasant costume. There is a sheet of paper pasted on paper backing that says:
"Don de Mademoiselle Marguerite Pauvert, Artiste Peintre, Lauréat des Beaux-Arts (Paris) de l'Institut, de l'Etat Français. Villa "La Palette", Saint-Pierre Quiberon (Morbihan), "Serait honorée de voir sa petite oeuvre choisie pour un musée ou une collection"
[Gift of Mademoiselle Marguerite Pauvert, artist-painter, graduate of Beaux-Arts college (Paris) of the art institute of France. Villa (home) "La Palette", Saint-Pierre, Quiberon (dept. of Morbihan). I would be honored to see my little piece chosen for a museum or a collection.]
On a separate tag it says:
"Miniature sur Ivoire, 'Au pays d'Armor', Pensée sur l'Amérique"[Miniature painting on ivory, 'In the Armor district', Thoughts of America]


Bell
7144-176
Copper alloy bell made from a conical artillery shell nose cap. The front section is a 8mm Mauser cartridge, including a bullet, in the center position representing a non-moving clapper. On a small square of paper it says:
"Clochette confectionnee sur le front par un poilu de la Grande Guerre 1914-18 avec fusee d'obus 77 Allemand, balle de Moser, et bouton pris sur un prisonnier allemand.
Bivert Vaaille
43 rue Auguste Golissard
Bondy (Loire)"


Plaques
7144-187-1, 2
Wooden plaques with figures of a boy and girl that are signed by the artist Loty. There is a card from the donor pasted onto the back of one plaque that says:
"Happy Christmas, M. et Mme Georges LAVOCAT, Terrazzo, Alsace, Sélestat"


Picture
7144-134
Framed picture with painted paper flowers that are layered and also painted on glass.


Bust
7144-182
Plaster bust of composer Gabriel Fauré. Written in pencil on the bottom of the base is: "Gabriel FAURÉ muscien compositeur français (1845-1924). Offert par son petit cousin Fauré, Jean, Pamiers"
[Gabriel FAURÉ musician, composer. Given by his little cousin Jean, Pamiers]
On the rear of the base it says: "F. Fauré, Fremier"



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