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Plaque/ coin tray

Object Number: 
2002.1.2594
Date: 
1904
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
8 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This dark metal plaque or coin tray has remnants of gold colored plating and a deeply embossed elaborate floral and leaf pattern around the rim. Embossed in the center is a large multi-spired pavillion with a fountain in front. The reverse is engraved "Palace Of Machinery/ The World's Fair/ St. Louis 1904".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group