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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 205

    AN AMERICAN PATINATED-BRONZE BUST OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

    AFTER JEAN ANTOINE HOUDON, BY JAMES WILSON MACDONALD (AMERICAN 1824-1908), DATED 1898

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    AN AMERICAN PATINATED-BRONZE BUST OF GEORGE WASHINGTON
    AFTER JEAN ANTOINE HOUDON, BY JAMES WILSON MACDONALD (AMERICAN 1824-1908), DATED 1898
    Inscribed 'James Wilson MacDonald 1898' and 'Copyrighted' and stamped 'THE HENRY-BONNARD BRONZE Co. FOUNDERS. N-Y. 1898;' together with a pair of bronze profile plaques depicting George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, each mounted on an oval wooden back
    The bust of Washington, 18 ½ in. (47 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RICHARD D. BASS