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Sat, Sep 17, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 90

Bradley and Hubbard Iris Bust (1899)

Estimate: $100 - $300

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Art Nouveau bust of "Iris", produced by Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company of Meriden, CT in 1899. American, late 19th century. Brass with iron plate on base. This sculpture is a characteristic example of Art Nouveau, with a woman integrated with iris flowers in late Victorian style, and appearing not unlike a Gibson Girl. Titled "IRIS" on front, and with copyright on reverse. Good visual condition overall, with patina and oxidation around and on base. 16" tall by 8 1/2" wide at shoulders. Keywords: art, artist, fancy, decor, decoration, house, household, home, fin de siecle, modern, classic, turn of the century, antique, vintage, retro