Medal in Case: F.Habeneck Foudatour 1828

Medal in Case: F.Habeneck Foudatour 1828
Title
Medal in Case: F.Habeneck Foudatour 1828
Date 
ca. 1881
Medium 
Silver; wood, leather, silk, yellow metal
Dimensions 
case: 2 3/8 in. ( 6.1 cm ) diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Description 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing nude male bust facing left; legend: "F. HABENECK FONDATEUR 1828." Reverse contains inscription at center, enclosed by laurel wreath: "MEDAILLE/COMMEMORATIVE/1864/Melle E. THURSBY/3 & 8 AVRIL/1881"; legend around border: "SOCIETE DES CONCERTS/CONSERVATOIRE DE MUSIQUE." Medal is inset into circular burgundy red fitted leather case with blue silk velvet interior and yellow metal closure.
Object Number 
INV.3517
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "BORREL F." Inscription: edge, at right: "ARGENT"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group