Medallion, Osaka Memorial c1987
Medallion, Osaka Memorial
perspex and metal
Dimensions (H x W x D)
4 cm (diameter)
City of Osaka
City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection
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."