ISAAC BROOME (1836 - 1922); LENOX
Important parian bust of Cleopatra, Trenton, NJ, 1914; Stamped LENOX, incised "BROOME. Sculptor/1876-1914/OTT & BREWER/Manufacturers/TRENTON N.J./Medals/Centennial 1870/Paris 1878/To William S. Hancock/By Charles Howell Cook/Walter Scott Lenox/1914; 25" x 17" x 12"; Originally designed by Broome for the 1876 Centennial, this mold was one of several that Cook kept when he bought Ott & Brewer pottery. Lot 350 is one of three copies that Cook had cast in 1914. This one was presented to Hancock, who was in charge of Lenox's retail sales.
Sale Price: $8,125
Estimate: $9,000 - $12,000
Overall very good to excellent condition. Some minor dark marks/scuffs throughout.