This wonderful early bust of George Washington dates to the very end of the 19th century. According to the information impressed on the back of the bust it is an exact copy of the life mask that was modeled by Jean Antoine Houdon at Mt Vernon in 1785. The impressed info also states "Sworn To By Me Wilson Macdonald Sculp Copyright 1899 O.A.M.R." The bust is made of a reddish colored pottery material, similar to redware, with a bronzed glaze finish.
Dimensions: Height 9 3/8"
Price $ SOLD