02-22-2004 02-22-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2230 Boston
February 22, 2004 11:00 AMCalender

Engraved Harvard Natural History Society Silver Medallion

Auction: Sale #2230 - 2230 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 22, 2004 11:00AM


Engraved Harvard Natural History Society Silver Medallion, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1837, one side of the oval medallion centered with an applied symbol of the All-Seeing Eye in relief and engraved "HARVARD NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY," "Jonathan Dorr 1837"; the other side centered with an applied cornucopia in relief and the Latin words "DIVES OPIS NATURA SUAE," (rich, abundance, nature, gratifying), both sides engraved with zigzag and scalloped borders, dia. 2 in.
Estimate $200-300


Cambridge, HARVARD NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY, Jonathan Dorr, Massachusetts