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.
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