Medallion, Osaka Memorial c1987

Maker unknown

Registration number

1756410

Artist/maker

Maker unknown

Title

Medallion, Osaka Memorial

Production date

c1987

Medium

perspex and metal

Dimensions (H x W x D)

4 cm (diameter)

Inscriptions

City of Osaka

Credit line

City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection

Keywords

sister city gifts, Osaka, Japan, 1987

Summary

Gold coloured medallion in blue plastic, blue fabric and white satin case. Osaka Castle and City Hall on one side, and cherry blossom and pansy on the other.

An identical medallion in the collection has the following description attached to the box: "DESIGN OF THE MEMORIAL MEDAL / This medal was designed with the / emblem of Osaka City, the City Hall / and Osaka Castle. On the reverse, / the "Sakura", or cherry blossom, and / the "Pansy". / The "Sakura" and the "Pansy" are / Osaka's city flowers, designated on / July 1st, 1987, as a symbol for / promoting the creation of a city / with flowers and greenery."