Paperweight/ medallion

Object Number: 
2002.1.2322
Date: 
1947
Medium: 
Metal, cardboard, plastic
Dimensions: 
Box: 3 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 1 1/2 in.; Medallion: 3/4 x 3 in. diameter
Description: 
This aluminum metal paperweight or medallion is still in its original white and dark yellow presentation box with a built in black plastic display pedestal. The box is marked "1897/1947" and the medallion has a deeply raised relief of a hand holding a leaf on one side and the words "Fifty Years Of Creative Development/ 1897-1947". On the reverse is a cosmic swirl with a ringed planet circled by four smaller bodies and the word "Dow" for the Dow Chemical Company.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group