Medal design sketch
Category: Art works and decorative objects
Designer: Räsänen, Kauko
Vol. of production (copies):
Year of prod.: 1951
Object number: 1771:003ab
Manuf. and place of prod.: Räsänen, Kauko
Method of prod.: handicraft
Measurements: thickness 3 cm; diameter 30 cm
Description: Yellowish paint. On the obverse in relief a male and a female figure holding small torches, the Olympic rings and the text XV OLYMPIA. On the reverse the Olympic Stadium, laurel-wreathed heads and the texts HELSINKI 1952 HELSINGFORS.
Other information: Winner of the design competition for Olympic commemorative medal. 35 sketches entered the competition.