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Art Prize

Circular medal. Obverse: Profile bust of Frederick William III looking to proper right; inscribed at edge "FRIED'WILHELM III KOENIG VON PREUSSEN" and on bust "ABRAMSON". Reverse: Cupid holding two wreaths in proper left hand and a staff in proper right hand; inscribed at edge "FÜR KUNST UND...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "FRIED'WILHELM III KOENIG VON PREUSSEN" and on bust "ABRAMSON". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "FÜR KUNST UND GEWERBE".

Provenance

By 1926, Henry G. Pickering; 1926, gift of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry G. Pickering

Accession Number

26.803

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals