United States of America--Bronze Star

  • Paul Manship, United States of America--Bronze Star, n.d., bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship, 1966.47.135

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The Bronze Star has been awarded since 1944 for meritorious achievement or service in the United States Army. The five-pointed star and pentagonal background symbolize the five branches of the United States military and appear as well in Paul Manship’s design for the Navy Distinguished Service Medal (see 1965.16.97). This is a large-scale replica of the Bronze Star and may have been produced either as an artist’s sample or to be hung in an officer’s quarters.

Title
United States of America--Bronze Star
Artist
Date
n.d.
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Paul Manship

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Allegory – place – America
  • Emblem – star
Object Number
1966.47.135
Palette
Linked Open Data
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