Esposizione Nazionale di Palermo Medal

 
Esposizione Nazionale di Palermo Medal
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  • Title :     Esposizione Nazionale di Palermo Medal
  • Artist:     A. Ricci Designer Stefano Johnson Foundry Maker
  • Accession:     85.1.24
  • Country:     Italy Milan
  • Date:     1891 1892
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-3/8 diameter, Centimeters 6.0 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Laborers/Workers , Figurative , Allegory , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.1.24.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions
Description:
Circular bronze medal with obverse depicting a seated female figure in Roman robes with blacksmith standing and holding a hammer with anvil nearby; winged angel in background with cityscape in far background and industries in the background at right; legend at top; reverse depicts a decorative laurel leaf border with four symbols representing art/architecture, industry, etc. surrounded by legend.