Fraternity Pendant

Date

1831

GUSN

GUSN-101687

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. This medal is attached with white and green ribbon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
silver (metal)
PENDANT, FRATERNAL

Inscription

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)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1138

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American [use]

Dimensions

2 1/16 in x 1/16 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.56