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Pandora One (Atomic Cloud reverse)

1971


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

SOM Issue 84

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7.3 x 0.6 cm (2 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.559

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Four heads in overlapping profile within a central square exhibit the progressive expression of a scream; across from the faces are a group of intertwining snakes and scorpions rising out of a plant / PANDORA ONE
Rev: Within a square frame a mushroom cloud with a skull-face rises over a collapsed figure looking on in horror; beside the figure are two intertwining snakes / PANDORA TWO / EW 1971 ©
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 84TH ISSUE - NOV. 1971 ELBERT WEINBERG, SC. © / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems