An important pair of American Renaissance carved oak allegorical figures
The design attributed to Gustave Herter, the carving attributed to Ernst Plassmann, New York, circa 1853
Conceived as figures emblematic of the harvest, the first holding a gilded trumpet, wheat sheaves and pods, the opposing figure with an arrow with gourds and pods, both against an architectural scroll.
height of each 21 3/4in (55.2cm); width 21in (53.3cm); depth 9in (22.8cm)
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