Untitled medal

Possibly by Walter Gilbert

Bronze

125 x 53 cm.

Private Collection

Inscribed: “OFFERED BY THE BROMSGROVE GUILD / WORCESTERSHIRE ENGLAND”

A winged figure, probably an angel, whispers in the ear of a woman artist who stands holding a small statue of a female nude in her left hand. At her right (the viewer's left) we see tools of wood carving and carpentry.

The Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts, which functioned between 1898 and 1966, was based in Bromsgrove, Worchestershire, England, producing work in a wide range of materials in the Arts and Crafts style. According to www.worcestershirelife.co.uk/, examples of its work can be fond in the British Museum and many churches.

Other work by the Guild

  • Mary, the infant Jesus, and John the Baptist
  • Lancaster Town Hall medal
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    Photograph and text by the owner — George P. Landow.

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