Medal for the Perla del Mediterraneo

Object Name: 
Medal for the Perla del Mediterraneo

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Object Name: 
Medal for the Perla del Mediterraneo
Accession Number: 
2011.7.106
Dimensions: 
(a) H: 4 cm, W: 5.5 cm, D: 0.4 cm; (b) H: 5.4 cm, W: 7.5 cm, D: 1.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1906
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa
Primary Description: 
Medal for the Perla del Mediterraneo. (a) Bronze; cast. Rectangular bronze medal showing a man in period speedboat racing attire driving a powerboat. Four fish flank outer edges of medal. Circular glass-like cabochon fixed to front near bottom edge. Top of medal inscribed, "PERLA DEL / MEDITTERRANEO". (b) Original reddish-brown case with hinged lid and metal mounts.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steppa, Stanford, Source
2011-12-09
Steppa, Elaine, Source
2011-12-09
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
PERLA DEL / MEDITTERRANEO
inscription
Molded relief (a) on front of medal near top
R. LALIQUE
signature
Engraved (a) on front of medal near bottom edge
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
Venue(s)
Chrysler Museum of Art 2016-06-10 through 2016-10-02
Rene Lalique: Enchanted by Glass (2014) illustrated, p. 91 (no. 4); BIB# 139598