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George Washington and Columbia

George Washington and Columbia

George Washington & Columbia

A pair of stove figures on lion embossed bases

.Columbia Close up  George Washington close up



Dimensions: Ht. 61 ½”
Date / Circa: 1843-50
Maker / Origin: Designed and patented by Alonzo Blanchard (1799-1864), Albany, NY
Medium: Cast iron, painted white. Loss at two lower corners of one base.
Miscellaneous: Provenance: A Rochester, NY estate. For related examples see: Fenimore, "Iron at Winterthur", figs. 33A & 33B, p. 85; Horwitz, "The Bird, the Banner and Uncle Sam", p. 124 (Smithsonian Institution)

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