National Arts Club commemorative plaquette

Object Number: 
ca. 1904
Bronze; cardboard, paper, silk
case: 4 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 11.1 x 8.3 x 1 cm ) Overall: 4 3/16 x 3 x 3/16 in. ( 10.6 x 7.6 x 0.5 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower right corner, along rim: "VDBrenner 04" Inscription: case lid, top, inscribed in black ink: "Awarded with $ 300/prize for Painting/National Arts/Club." Inscription: case lid, top, imprinted in gold: " 'Fastidiosa' by Brenn
Rectangular bronze struck uniface plaquette depicting woman in Grecian gown modelling a vase; with inscription above: "THE NATIONAL ARTS CLUB NEW YORK/FOUNDED 1899". White rectangular cardboard case with light brown silk velvet lining.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Helen M. Turner
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group