Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Paris [International Exposition of Decorative Arts and Modern Industry]

 
Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Paris [International Exposition of Decorative Arts and Modern Industry]
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  • Title :     Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Paris [International Exposition of Decorative Arts and Modern Industry]
  • Artist:     Pierre Turin Designer Paris Mint Manufacturer
  • Accession:     83.1.37
  • Country:     France Paris
  • Date:     1925
  • Dimensions:     Inches 3/16 3-1/4 diameter, Centimeters 0.5 8.3 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Figurative , Medal/Medallion/Medallic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.1.37.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions
Description:
Bronze octagon-shaped medal with tan-gold patina for the 1925 International Exposition of Decorative Arts and Modern Industry; obverse side depicts a nude maiden dropping flowers from a cloud with one hand as she holds a large basekt of blossoms on her arm; reverse side depicts an exposition inscription delineated on a forest of flowers; struck by Paris Mint.