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Brotherhood (Swords into Ploughshares reverse)

1953
Designed by Peter Dalton (1894–1972), 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 48

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.525

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Two nude figures shaking hands, one caped and the other with a palm branch / TO*DWELL*TOGETHER*IN*UNITY*BEHOLD*HOW*GOOD*AND*HOW*PLEASANT*IT*IS*FOR*BRETHEREN / PSALM 133 / © / P.D.
Rev: An olive branch and a ploughshare / THEY SHALL BEAT THEIR SWORDS * INTO PLOUGHSHARES / © / PD
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 48TH ISSUE - NOV 1953 - PETER DALTON, SC. / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems