An important carved marble bust: America
Hiram Powers (American, 1805-1873)
mid 19th century
The young beauty gazing slightly sinister, her hair tied back in a chignon, adorned in a diadem set with thirteen stars, representing the thirteen original states, a robe draped over her left shoulder, on swept rectangular plinth, inscribed H. POWERS Sculp.
height 27 1/2in (70cm)