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Medal

Made by: Unknown

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About this object

Round medal. On front: two obelisks, one upright, one leaning to the left, with brick bases. In background are buildings in Italian style. On back: Figure of winged woman holding torch in right hand and scroll in crook of left arm. She stands on left foot on top of pillar. The pillar looks as if it is on top of a stadium. An oval stadium with a soccer field is etched int he background at the bottom. Upper right side has etching of a building on a hill side with colonnade.

Category:
other metalwork
Made from:
Brass
Made in:
Bologna, Italy
Date made:
1931
Size:
5.1 cm (2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.292
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION on front around edge: FIERA ESPOSIZIONE AL LITTORIALE BOLOGNA 1931
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973