Allied Artists of America Medal

Object Number: 
1961.421
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Gold
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, above exergual line, at right: "RGW" Inscription: reverse, below exergual line, at right: "R.G.WAKEMAN" Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. 14K"
Description: 
Gold struck medal with obverse depicting nude male restraining winged horse; inscription in exergue: "Allied Artists of America Inc./14 th Annual/EXHIBITION." Reverse shows elevation of new-classical building inscribed above: "THE HOVSE OF QVALITY/BROWN & BIGELOW"; inscription in exergue: "Awarded to/G. Glenn Newell/1927"; all within border of Zodiac symbols.
Credit Line: 
Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group