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    Desktop Abraham Lincoln Bronze Bust 7 1/4" bronze bust of Abraham Lincoln. A small plaque affixed to the base is incised "A. Lincoln." This is an extremely well executed work, and although unsigned, is likely of French origin, as are many bronzes of this period. The finely detailed head appears to be modeled on the "Inkwell" portraits of Lincoln taken in the Mathew Brady Galleries in Washington, D.C. just prior to the first inauguration of March 4, 1861. It is not like any of the "standard" and popularized portraits of later years. Accordingly, we feel it may date from the early years of the Lincoln administration, although a post-assassination date is not out of the question. It retains a beautiful patina and is in remarkable, pristine condition.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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