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Fraternity Pendant

2006.44.55 (RS9164)

Description

1831 Porcellian Club medal. Formed as two overlapping squares to make star like shape.\n Fraternity motto along border of one side and Porcellian Club 1831 with initials within circular border below. On reverse is another motto with an image of a hog, two hands shaking, and a knight. Both sides have four swords emerging from edges of circular border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1831
Inscriptions
Side one: "FIDE ET AMICITIA/ (FOUR GREEK LETTERS)/1791 1809/P.C. K.S.T,"
On reverse: "DUM VIVIMUS VIVAMUS./PORCELLIAN/(CURSIVE INITIALS)/CLUB/1831" (Engraved)
Location of origin
American [use]
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
Pendant, Fraternal
pendants (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
2 1/16 in x 1/16 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.55
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101686

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