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Medal - Union Club Prize Medal

Union Club Prize Medal

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (perhaps Berlin, made)

  • Date:

    1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kiesenweiller (medallist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Museum number:

    A.28-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This medal, made by a medallist called Kiesewiller in Germany, probably Berlin, was issued on the occasion of the First General German Horse Exhibition at Berlin in 1890 as a Prize medal of the Union Club.

Physical description

Obverse: Truncated head of a horse and inscribed.
Reverse: Inscription.

Place of Origin

Germany (perhaps Berlin, made)

Date

1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Kiesenweiller (medallist)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

'Kiesewiller fec'
obverse

'ERSTE ALLGEMEINE DEUTSCHE PFERDE AUSSTELLUNG ZU BERLIN 1890' [encircled by a wreath of oak leaves] 'EHRENPREIS VOM UNION CLUB'
'first general German Horse Exhibition at Berlin 1890' / 'Union Club Prize'
reverse

Dimensions

Diameter: 4.5 cm

Object history note

Given by Professor J. Hull Grundy and Mrs. Ann Hull Grundy, in 1980.

Descriptive line

Medal, silver, Union Club Prize Medal, by Kieseweiller, German (perhaps Berlin), 1890

Subjects depicted

Horse

Categories

Coins & Medals; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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