Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

French Army Napoleonic French officer belt buckle lion emblem

Title

French Army Napoleonic French officer belt buckle lion emblem "Salado lion head"

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-NapoleonicLionEmblemSalado-a

Files

Download BD0021-NapoleonicLionEmblemSalado-a.JPG (30 KB)

Download BD0021-NapoleonicLionEmblemSalado-b.JPG (31 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History | United States History

Description

A small sculptured plate featuring a Lion’s head with protuding ears . The reverse side is flat except for an ovoid at the center of disk with two fasteners.

French Army Napoleonic French Officer Belt Buckle Lion “Salado little Lion’s Head Buckle” Ca. 1830’s-1840’s Plate # . m ht.x mm w. .g 1-in.disc dia. 1-3/4in. ht.x 2-10/16in. w. 1.2oz. Dug at the ruins of the Rancho de Salado, San Luis Potosi, Mexico Collection: Rod Bates Port Isabel, Texas Cast and filed brass, whole.

Physical Description

.JPG, 2 Files, 62.3 KB

French Army Napoleonic French officer belt buckle lion emblem

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