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Plaquette - Yvonne Otten
  • Yvonne Otten
    Lechevrel, Alphonse Eugène, born 1848
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Yvonne Otten

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1898 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lechevrel, Alphonse Eugène, born 1848 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silvered copper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This silvered copper plaquette depicts Yvonne Otten. It is dated 1898 and is the work of the French designer A. Lechevrel.

Physical description

Plaquette of silvered copper, executed by the electro-deposit process. YVONNE OTTEN 1898. Bust to left in a medallion. Signed with the name and monogram of A. Lechevrel.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1898 (made)


Lechevrel, Alphonse Eugène, born 1848 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silvered copper

Marks and inscriptions

YVONNE OTTEN 1898. Signed with the name and monogram of A. Lechevrel.


Height: 2 in, Width: 1.4375 in

Object history note

Bought for £1 11s. 3d.

Descriptive line

Yvonne Otten, silvered copper, by Alphonse Lechevrel, French, 19th century, 1898.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1900. Arranged according to the dates of acquisition, with appendix and indices. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1903. pp.128
Vandenbrouck-Przybylski, Melanie, ' 'These should without delay be represented in our museum' Nineteenth- and twentieth-century French medals at the V&A', The Medal, No.61, Autumn 2012, pp.21-37, fig. 7






Plaques & Plaquettes


Sculpture Collection

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