Assoc. Nazion. Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori [National Cycle Association Motorcycle and Accesories]

 
Assoc. Nazion. Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori [National Cycle Association Motorcycle and Accesories]
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  • Title :     Assoc. Nazion. Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori [National Cycle Association Motorcycle and Accesories]
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer
  • Accession:     87.781.1.1
  • Country:     Italy
  • Date:     circa 1915 1920
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2 diameter, Centimeters 5.1 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design , Transportation , Motorcycles , Figurative , Allegory
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.781.1.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
Description:
Circular bronze medallion with obverse depicting a kneeling nude male seated atop an anvil; in upraised had he holds a laurel branch and in other hand he holds a caliper; figure is superimposed over the image of a cog wheel or gear; inscription in Italian in legend; reverse depicts inscription in Italian with laurel branch below, all set within ribbon border.