Architectural Eagle Plaque
American, ca. 1850-1865
Cast iron, polychrome painted
Condition: Exceptional untouched surface with original paint
This classic form of an American eagle having outstretched wings with a banner, “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, is perched on an olive branch clasping a shield. It was either used as an architectural element or possibly a mill weight. Wonderful quality to the casting and well proportioned.
Provenance: From the collection of Gary Herman Dubnoff
Dimensions: 20 ½" h., 20” w., 2 ½" d.
Item ID: FA-SO 087