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Title

Rattanakosin Commemorative Medallion

1982


Artist

Unknown

Thailand


About

Barbara Tribe visited Thailand regularly from the 1970s, often working there in the studios of local artists. In recognition of her promotion of Thai culture, she was awarded this medal, which was commissioned by the Rattanakosin Bicentennial Public Relations Sub-Committee to commemorate the founding of Bangkok in 1782 and to celebrate the ruling Chakri Dynasty. Her medal is numbered 065047.


Details


Place where the work was made

Bangkok Thailand


Date

1982


Media category

Metalwork


Materials used

pewter medallion


Dimensions

8.0 cm diam.


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of John Schaeffer and the Barbara Tribe Foundation 2009


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC277.11.3


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

1