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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.66.2
People
Hans Ströbel, German (active 1883-1909)
Friederich Wilhelm Wanderer, German (1840 - 1910 Munich)
Manufactured by Ludwig Christoph Lauer, German (Nuremberg 1817 - 1873 Salzburg)
Title
Die Stadt Nürnberg
Classification
Medals and Medallions
Work Type
medal
Date
1885
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Nüremberg
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/147090
Location
Level 2, Room 2340, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Silver Cabinet: Art and Ritual, 1600–1850
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Copper
Dimensions
6.35 cm diam. (2 1/2 in.)
162.26 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse, around perimeter: UNTER · D · PROTEKTORATE · S · M · D · KÖNIGS · LUDWIG · II · VERANSTALTET · VOM · BAYER · GEWERBEMUSEUM · ZU · NÜRNBERG · 1885
  • inscription: reverse, around perimeter: INTERNATIONALE · AUSTELLUNG · VON · ARBEITEN · AUS · EDLEN · METALLEN · UND · LEGIERUNGEN · IN · NÜRNBERG
  • inscription: reverse, at center: DIE STADT / NURNBERG / DEN / AUSTELLERN
Provenance
David N. Silich, Gift to Harvard University Art Museum, 5.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Corina and David Silich-von Schulthess in memory of Dr. Leo Mildenberg
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.66.2
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Relief decoration of castle at top and 2 shields with coats of arms (winged herm and half eagle with stripes) above strapwork cartouche surrounding cityscape of Nürnberg; fruit garlands below and bead and reel border; Reverse: Garland and strapwork surrounding inscription
Exhibition History

32Q: 2340 Cabinet Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/2019 - 12/31/2024

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