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Medal Commemorating Ulysses S. Grant

Porcelain tea bowl and saucer decorated in polychrome and gold with scene of Crucifixion, with Christ between two thieves, the two Marys and John at the foot of cross and soldiers casting die in foreground.
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  • Porcelain tea bowl and saucer decorated in polychrome and gold with scene of Crucifixion, with Christ between two thieves, the two Marys and John at the foot of cross and soldiers casting die in foreground.

Date:

1897

Artist:

Tiffany and Company (American, founded 1837)
New York

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Tiffany and Company

Title

Medal Commemorating Ulysses S. Grant

Place

New York City (Object made in)

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1897

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

on reverse: Dedicated New York April 27 1897/Issued by the American Numismatic and Archaeological Society

Dimensions

Diam.: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of George F. Kunz

Reference Number

1920.238

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