World's Fair Auction

Auction # 32 Closing Tuesday - September 25th, 2018 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 32

Auction Local Time: Nov 18, 2018 04:42:48 EST

1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Bronze Medal in high relief, Eglit #107. Obverse: Raised bust of "Cristoforo Colombo" in the center with a topless full figured Native American woman on the left holding hands across the top with Miss liberty on the right with a globe above their hands. At the bottom is an eagle with spread wings. In the tiniest writing around the bottom is "L. Pogliaghi Invento E Modello A. Cappuccio Incise" & "Stabilimento Johnson Milano". Reverse: Pictures 4 Native Americans at the bottom (one is prominent) with a winged woman in the sky with 2 cherubs and a tiny Administration Building in front of the setting sun. At top is "MDCCCXCII" and at the bottom is "MCCCCXCII". (Eglit says: "In the center is the figure of 'Civilization' surrounded by Genii. Below and Indian Warrior.") This is the smaller version. Size: 2 5/16" (60 mm) diameter. Condition: Extremely Fine, overall age toning.

Winning Bid: $ 185

Estimate: $ 100 - $ 150

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