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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Bas Relief Copper Wall Plaque.
    -1934. 14" x 16".
    -Some tarnish, soiling, and wear.

    This bas relief copper work including a portrait of FDR is signed by the artist, Ludv. Donge, and dated "34".


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    The extended description below was supplied by the consignor. We are making it available to our web bidders who are interested in more in-depth research and broader historical perspective. Please note that presentation (i.e. framing), lot divisions, and interpretations of condition and content may occasionally differ from our descriptions. Assertions of fact and subjective observations contained in this description represent the opinion of the consignor. These remarks have not been checked for accuracy by Heritage Auctions, and we assume no responsibility for their accuracy; they are offered purely to allow the bidder insight into the way the consignor has viewed the item(s) in question. No right of return or claim of lack of authenticity or provenance based upon this extended description will be granted.

     

    A very nice original hand hammered base relief portrait of FDR made out of a copper. This New Deal relic is a large piece, measuring 14 ¼ x 15 ¾."  This lovely tribute to FDR was constructed from a single sheet of copper with the edges bent down so that the FDR Plaque is given a framed-like appearance. The FDR Plaque is signed by the artist, "Ludv. Dorge 34," near the lower right corner. This wonderful FDR Plaque has its original patina. FDR's face, upper body and laurel wreath below bulge out of the sheet of copper. There is also an original copper hook on the verso. A terrific and authentic FDR memento.



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    June, 2008
    7th Saturday
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