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Ignatius Perner

German
19th century


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 57 mm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.74

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Ignatius Perner.

Obverse: Frontal bust of Ignatius Perner in high relief; inscribed in Latin in band at edge and on bust.

Reverse: Semi-nude male standing at center with shield in left hand and his right hand over a dog and cat while a horse, an ox, birds, and a sheep surround him, all within hexifoil tracery; etched in a cursive script in band at edge and inscribed at edge in Latin within a banderola and below.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "+IGNATIUS PERNER MONACENSIS ANIMALIUM PROTECTOR" and on bust "H.LORENZ F.HAMBURG"..

Reverse: Inscribed on banderola "+DE ANIMALIBUS BENE MERITO" and below "F.GERBER".

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, given by Malcolm Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer