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Masonic Medal

Decorator:
Possibly engraved by C. Foote
Date:
1826
Geography:
Made in United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 15/16 x 3 1/16 in. (4.9 x 7.8 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Purchase, Susan and Jon Rotenstreich Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.544
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706
Inscription: One side engraved with a central motif of a sailing ship, signed by the engraver, C. Foote, and encircled by the script letters: H·T·W·S·S·T·K·S; the other with a Masonic motif with a central eye, above script engraving: Lockwood N. De. Forest / Jerusalem Chapter N¦o¦ (¦o¦ superscript with 2 dots beneath) 13 / Bridgeport (Conn) / June 8¦th¦ (¦th¦ superscript with 2 dots beneath) 1826
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