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Saint Hubert's Fest

Austrian
1896


Object Place: Europe, Austria

Dimensions

Overall: 38 x 38 mm (1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.146

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver alloy

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Diamond shaped medal for Saint Hubert’s Fest. Pierced at top with hanging ring.

Obverse: Diana standing at proper right with bow in right hand and placing left hand on helmet crowning heraldic shield, with a hound at her feet and scrollwork and a man with a club in background; inscribed at proper right “G.d.b.K.W./1896/17.FEB.”.

Reverse: Probably Acteon at center embracing a stag to his right, with a hound at proper right, a mountain city in background, and a heraldic device in stag’s antlers; inscribed above “HU-BERTU[“S-” written in ink]/FEST”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at proper right "G.d.b.K.W./1896/17.FEB.".

Reverse: Inscribed above "HU-BERTU["S-" written in ink]/FEST".

Provenance

By 1929, Henry B. Thomas; 1929, given by Henry B. Thomas to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 3, 1929)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry B. Thomas