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Uncle Remus Tales (Brer Rabbit in Briar Patch reverse)

1970
Designed by Julian Hoke Harris (American, born in 1906), 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 81

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.556

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Brer Fox, Brer Rabbit, and Tar Baby / UNCLE REMUS HIS SONGS AND HIS SAYINGS/ JHH / © / 1970
Rev: Brer Rabbit dancing through thorny ground cover / 1848 JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS 1908
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 81ST ISSUE - MAY 1970 JULIAN H. HARRIS, SC © / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems