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Apache Fire Dancer (Buffalo Hunt reverse)

1959
Designed by Allan Houser (1914–1994), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990), Distributed by Society of Medalists (founded in 1930)


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

SOM Issue 59

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.535

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: An Indian with a headdress holds two swords and does a fire-dance / APACHE FIRE DANCER / © HOUSER
Rev: An Indian hunter on horseback with a bow and arrow hunting a buffalo / APACHE BUFFALO HUNT / ©
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 59TH ISSUE - MAY 1959 ALLAN HOUSER, S.C. / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems