Carved Marble Bust of Lady Liberty

 

 

 

 

 

American
Unknown sculptor, circa 1890
Marble with bronze socle
H: 31”; W: 20”.

Allegorical depiction of Liberty with a crown of laurel leaves and a shield plate with an eagle clutching arrows and an olive branch. The bust recalls ancient depictions of the Roman goddess Minerva who represented the combination of wisdom and martial strength

$ 18,500

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