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Grand Orient Lodge

Belgian
19th century


Object Place: Europe, Belgium

Dimensions

Coin or medal: 51 mm, 12h

Accession Number

20.575

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal for the Grand Orient Lodge of Belgium.

Obverse: With in a pearled necklace that has stylized rays radiating from, spoils surround a central monument mounted by lames and decorated with seven stars and an eye in a pyramid, above two palm branches crossed within a wreath; inscribed at edge “*GRAND ORIENT DE BELGIQUE*”, under necklace “HART F”, and below “RÉCOMPENSE MACONNIQUE”.

Reverse: Three interlaced wreaths with a banner; uninscribed.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "*GRAND ORIENT DE BELGIQUE*", under necklace "HART F", and below "RÉCOMPENSE MACONNIQUE".

Provenance

Louisa W. Case (1862-1946) and Marian R. Case (1864-1944), Weston; 1920, gift of Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 20, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of Misses L. W. and M.R. Case in memory of their father