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Plaquette

Made by: Medallic Art Company

Currently in storage


About this object

On the front at the right is a three quarters length figure in relief of a woman standing. There is an inscription at the lower left. The seal of Mount Vernon Seminary is above this. On the reverse is a view in relief of a building seen through the gate.

Category:
silverwork
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1937
Size:
6.2 x 9.1 cm (2 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.237
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION on front: Elizabeth J. Somers Founder 1837-1924 Centenary 1927; lower right: C & SR (for artist); on reverse: 1875 1937 Mount Vernon Seminary, lower edge: Medal Art Co., NY and Sterling
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Marjorie Merriweather Post: The Life Behind the Luxury"