Plaster Iwo Jima plaque
Lot 151
Iwo Jima Flag Raising Models based on the Rosenthal Photograph
Late 1940s 4
Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium
Auction Details
WWII Vintage Hand-Carved Bas-Relief Sculpture of the Flag Raising, hand-painted and mounted on a Mahogany Base
Lot Details
Iwo Jima Flag Raising Models based on the Rosenthal Photograph
Late 1940s
A pair of bas-reliefs and 2 small models based on the original Rosenthal photograph.
A bas-relief, cast-stone on wood, with its period flag, marked 'sculptured from AP photograph copyright 1945'. width 19.5in., height 19in. (without flag)
A carved and painted wooden bas-relief, mounted on a wooden base, 12.5 x 10in.
A cast light-alloy model of the flag Raising (with a later flag), height (with flag) 16in.
A small cast-metal model of the Flag Raising, mounted on wood. (4)

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    The War Museum
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