The Circle of Friends of the Medallion 2nd Issue

Object Number: 
INV.5445
Date: 
1910
Medium: 
Bronze; paper, cardboard, cloth
Dimensions: 
case: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 11/16 in. ( 21.6 x 14 x 1.7 cm ) diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, upper left of field: "I.K. 1910" Inscription: reverse, in exergue: "I. KONTI sc." Inscription: edge, lower center: "MED. ART CO." followed by diamond-shaped hallmark Inscription: case, inside front cover, at upper right corner, i
Description: 
Bronze die-struck medal with obverse depicting group of people representing family: mather, father, daughter, and infant child on woman's lap; legend above: "FELICITAS . DOMI . FOCIQVE." Reverse depicts allegorical female figure holding laurel branch in her left hand, her right hand stretched towards small dwelling at right, with trees in front; legend above: "THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME." Medal inset into book-like clothbound presentation case with gold embossed logo with portrait of Pisanello at upper right corner of cover and number "2" on upper section of spine; woodblock-printed bookplate with initials "JMA" pasted to inside of front cover.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group