Medal, 19th century

  • Swiss

Cast silver

  • Framed: Overall: 1 1/4 inches (3.2 cm)

Gift of Fred H. Perrenoud

19.10.1

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Casting
  • Silver
  • Swords
  • Inscriptions
  • Shield (armor)
  • Mirror
  • Medal
  • Scepter
  • Wreath (costume accessory)
  • Bern
  • Bear
  • Lobster
  • Monkey

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Marked, on reverse, below wreath: 19.10.

Inscribed, obverse, around edge: HOC PROTECTORE TUTUS. Inscribed, at bottom: SENAT. ET. XVI. VIPI STAT. | EXTER. BERN. | 1776. Inscribed, reverse, around edge: AD UTRUMQUE PARATUS.

Provenance

Fred H. Perrenoud; 1919-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Swiss, Medal, 19th century, cast silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Fred H. Perrenoud, 19.10.1.