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Holland Society Plaquette

Object Number: 
INV.4781
Date: 
ca. 1911
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 4 x 3/16 in. ( 6.4 x 10.2 x 0.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: rem, below center: "WHITEHEAD-HOAG."
Description: 
Struck bronze uniface plaquette with central octagonal reserve with lion, ship, tree, and two coat of arms and legend above: "THE HOLLAND SOCIETY OF NEW YORK/1609/Eindelijk wordt een Spruit een Boom/Founded 1885." Two oval images on either side, one with clothed bust of male royalty with legend: "EN TOVT FIDELIES AV ROY", the other with two clasped hands with legend: "IVSOVES A PORTER LA BRESACE" and date "1665." Inscription below exergual line reads: "JANUARY MCMXI/HOLLAND SOCIETY."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group