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Paris, Exposition Universelle Internationale, Gold Medal


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

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Medallion - of Exposition Universelle Internationale - Side 1: face of Liberty wearing the liberty cap and an oak-leaf wreath - oak tree and view of Paris in the background - words: “Republique Francaise” around edges - Side 2: winged figure of Fame carrying the symbol of the inventive craftsman above a view of the exposition buildings - words: “Exposition Universelle Internationale” and date 1900 around edge-signed “J.C. Chaplin, Grueby Faience Co., Boston” - according to Dr. Norton, this medallion was presented to Grueby for the outstanding contribution he had made to the field of ceramics. Undoubtedly, some of Grueby’s works were on display at this exposition.

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Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology