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    Sculpture of a Panther
    Gifts from Heads of Statemid 20th century

    Leopard-like animal carved in solid, polished ebony, with inlaid ivory eyes and teeth. Panther is in a striding position crouched low to the ground as if he is prowling. Statue stands on a rectangular base.

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    Sculpture of a Royal Barge
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Sculpture of a wooden boat with 12 brass figures. Cast brass musicians surround a central figure sheltered by an umbrella. The figures at bow and stern of boat hold paddles.

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    Abstract Sculpture of Mother and Child
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Abstract sculpture carved from black stone in an anthropomorphic form suggestive of two figures of a mother and child.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Lion of Judah Statuette
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Silver statue of a striding lion wearing a gold crown. The lion is mounted on a silver base. The surface of the statue has casing lines in block pattern to give the illusion that the statue is made of stone. The Lion's haunches are raised from the surface of the body to suggest muscles. The mane of lion is comprised of shingled spikes of silver. Th...

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    Egyptian Barge
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Ivory model of an ancient Egyptian barge. Several intricately carved figures of ancient Egyptians stand on deck with a central figure under a canopy-like shelter. The figure has the face of a bird and is holding a staff. Two oars with bird's heads on the handles are attached to boat at each side. The model is mounted on a wooden base.

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    Sculpture of a Royal Fishing Party
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Brass sculpture of 12 figures sitting and standing in a pirogue (flat bottomed boat). The central figure is seated and is being shaded by an umbrella held by attendant. Two figures (one at bow, other at stern) paddle while others fish.

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    Sculpture of a Royal Procession
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Sculpture of 33 cast brass figures mounted on wood depicting a royal procession. The king is carried by bearers under a canopy with musicians and attendants preceding and following him. The attendants carry an umbrella, flags, musical instruments, etc.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Replica of Michelangelo's Pieta
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Carved replica of the Pieta, very similar to Michelangelo's original in overall composition and detail, depicting the dead body of Jesus in the arms of his mother Mary, after his crucifixion. Jesus bears the wounds of crucifixion on his rib cage and feet. The base is inscribed in Latin: "PAULUS VI P.M. IOANNI F. KENNEDY POSTR. KAL. IUL. A. MCMLXIII...

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    Statue of St. Ambrose on Horseback
    Gifts from Heads of Stateearly 1960s

    Statue of St. Ambrose, the patron saint of Milan, wearing a miter and chasuble. He is mounted on a rearing horse holding a torch in his right hand. A sword is lying at the horses feet.

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    Relief of President and Mrs. Kennedy with JFK, Jr.
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1961

    Carved ivory relief of President Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy and John F. Kennedy, Jr. based on photograph of JFK, Jr.'s christening.

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