Grand Lodge of the State of New York Grand Masters Medal
Bronze; wood, leather, silk
case: 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 1 in. ( 9.5 x 9.5 x 2.5 cm ) diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "GEORG LOBER 1934" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing seal of the Grand Lodge of the State of New York consisting of two winged creatures with goat-like legs flanking central oval medallion with cross and symbols of four apostles, enclosed by branches; motto on scrolling band: "HOLINESS/TO THE/LORD"; surrounding legend: "GRAND LODGE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK." Reverse bears inscription at center, surrounded by wreath of ivy: "AWARDED/TO/BROTHER/JOHN WARD DUNSMORE/ANNO LUCIS/5934"; surrounding legend: "FOR.DISTINGUISHED.ACHIEVEMENT.IN.THE.FINE.ARTS./GRAND. MASTERS.MEDAL." Medal is inset into square black leather case with dark blue silk moire and silk velvet interior.
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