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Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture: Sir Daniel Macnee

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Circular medal for the Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture, given to Daniel Macnee upon his election in 1829. Lettered edge "DANIEL MACNEE ELECTED MDCCCXXIX". Obverse: Probably a winged Mercury, with crown engraved with crescent moons, wings, and winged feet,...

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Inscription

Engraved into edge "DANIEL MACNEE ELECTED MDCCCXXIX". Obverse: Inscribed in exergue "J.NOEL PATON R.S.A.DEL/BENJ.WYON SC". Reverse: Inscribed around burner "ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF PAINTING SCVLPTURE AND ARCHITECTURE".

Provenance

1876, presented to Daniel Macnee (b. 1806- d. 1882), on the occasion of his election as President of the Scottish Royal Academy, Scotland. By about 1996, with Marcoz Antiques, Boston; 1996, sold by Marcoz Antiques to Malcolm Rogers, Brookline, MA; 2002, gift of Malcolm Rogers to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2002)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Rogers

Scottish, 1855–75

Object Place

Scotland

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.28.1

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals