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Exhibition Medal Exposition of Decorative and Modern Art, Turin, 1902

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Inventory Number: 34377
Object Type:
Place Created: Turin Italy Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/166
Brief Description: Exhibition Medal Exposition of Decorative and Modern Art: Circular medal awarded to Marconi in recognition of his pioneering work at the Exposition of Decorative and Modern Art held in Turin in 1902. Medal is of a bronze-like gilt metal with foliate decoration on face side. Reverse side has nouveau style female face, scrolls and lettering including the name G. Marconi. Previously catalogued with a collection of other medallions (Inv. Num.s 72905, 40508, 53696).
Primary Inscriptions: "QUESTA MEDAGLIA RICORDA / LA VISTA FATTA DA / G. MARCONI / ALL ESPOSIZIONE D'ARTE / DECORATIVA MODERNA / TORINO 1902" on reverse. "DMA" logo of interlocked letters on obverse.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Gilt metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
45 mm

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