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Karl Friedrich and Karl Alexander, Grand Dukes of Saxony

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Helfricht, Friedrich, Ferdinand, born 1809 - died 1892 (designed and made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Herr Emil Helfricht.

  • Museum number:

    63-1879

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal depicts Karl Friedrich and Karl Alexander, Grand Dukes of Saxony, in profile. On the reverse side there is a palm wreath with the words 'Victricem qvaerite palmam.' The medal was designed and executed by Ferdinand Helfricht, medallist to the Court at Gotha.

Physical description

Obv., profile heads of Carl Friedrich and Carl Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxony. Rev., a palm wreath and the words 'Victricem qvaerite palmam.'

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Helfricht, Friedrich, Ferdinand, born 1809 - died 1892 (designed and made by)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.49 cm

Object history note

Given by Herr Emil Helfricht in 1879.

Descriptive line

Medal, bronze, Karl Friedrich and Karl Alexander, Grand Dukes of Saxony, by Ferdinand Helfricht, Germany, 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired in the Year 1879. London, 1880, p. 6

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Palm

Categories

Coins & Medals

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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