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Guildhall in Zurich

Swiss (Zurich)
1774
Artist Johann Melchior Mörikofer (Frauenfeld, 1706–1761)


Object Place: Zurich, Switzerland

Dimensions

Diameter: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1988.343

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal depicting the Guidhall in Zurich, Switzerland.

Obverse: Façade of the Guildhall; inscribed in exergue “MDCCLXXIV·/I·C·M·F·”.

Revese: Mercury leaning against a pedestal that is decorated with a wreath and two flowers; inscribed above “FIDELITATI ET INDUSTRIAE” and in exergue “MK·F·”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed in exergue "MDCCLXXIV·/I·C·M·F·".

Reverse: Inscribed above "FIDELITATI ET INDUSTRIAE" and in exergue "MK·F·".

Provenance

1988, anonymous collector; 1988, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 15, 1988)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in honor of Mme. Claude Braillard