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Medal - International Food and Cookery Association

International Food and Cookery Association

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Alloy

  • Museum number:

    A.54-1983

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Obverse: Wreath of vegetables and fruit. Inscribed.
Reverse: Wreaths of corn, maize, laurel and bullrushes enclosing resepctively a sheaf of corn, cornucopia and a farm implement, 3-game birds, a domestic stove, fishes and a lobster. Inscribed.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Alloy

Marks and inscriptions

'INTERNATIONAL FOOD & COOKERY EXHIBITION'
obverse

'EARTH AIR FIRE WATER'
reverse, inscribed under each group

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.7 cm

Object history note

Given by M.J. Franklin, Esq., R.P., London, in 1983.

Descriptive line

Medal, alloy, commemorating the International Food and Cookery Association, English, late 19th century

Subjects depicted

Lobster; Corn; Laurel; Vegetables; Maize; Fishes; Fruit; Stove

Categories

Coins & Medals; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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