New York Commercial Tercentenary Plaquette

Object Number: 
1943.264
Date: 
1914
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 11/16 x 1 1/16 x 1/16 in. ( 4.3 x 2.7 x 0.2 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck plaquette with obverse showing allegorical female figure representing New York surrounded by attributes of commerce and travel and flanked by two pillars; inscription in exergue: "1614 NEW YORK 1914/COMMERCIAL.TERCENTENARY." Reverse is inscribed at center: "COPYRIGHT,/NEW YORK/COMMERCIAL/TERCENTENARY/COMMISSION, 1914." Rectangular loop attached at top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. S.A. Knopf
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group