Compatriot of the Year 2007 Award

Award

Date:

2008-02-19

Materials:

Glass, Metal, Gems, Marble and Soil

Dimensions:

D 5.5 in x H 4.875 in

Accession Number:

7.2.2008

Credit Line:

Bequest. Laurus (Skurla), Metropolitan. 2008

Description

Glass/crystal globe containing Russian soil, with overlaid gold relief map of Russia with two diamonds marking the locations of St. Petersburg and Moscow. Green-black marble base. Оn base is brass plate with engraved inscription: Соотечественник года 2007 ("Compatriot of the Year 2007"). Awarded to Metropolitan Laurus by the International Council of Russian Compatriots and the City Government of Moscow in February 2008.

History Note

Awarded by the International Council of Russian Compatriots and the City Government of Moscow to Metropolitan Laurus (Skurla) on February 19, 2008.