National Arts Club Medal of Merit

Object Number: 
1935.66
Date: 
ca. 1927
Medium: 
Bronze; leather, silk, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 2 7/16 in. ( 6.2 cm ) Part (inner case): 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 11/16 in. (9.5 x 9.5 x 1.7 cm) Part (outer case): 4
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of image: "V.D.Brenner" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of image: "TIFFANY & CO." Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE" Inscription: inner case, lid, inside center, imprinted in gold: "Tiffany & Co./NEW YOR
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing classically dressed woman leaning forward and modelling a vase; legend above: ".THE.NATIONAL.ARTS.CLUB.NEW.YORK." Reverse has central reverse within open laurel wreath bearing inscription: "AWARDED TO/HELEN M. TURNER/FOR PAINTING/JANUARY 1927." Rectangular black leather fitted case with green silk moire and silk velvet lining; rectangular cloth-bound cream carboard case.
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Creative: Tronvig Group