Iwo Jima sculpture
Lot 174
Felix de Weldon, (American 1907- 2003)
A later Bronze Builders Model Edition of the Arlington Marine Corps Memorial Plaster Maquette, one of 6 examples taken from the original 1945 plaster cast 1990 Height 22 x 26 x 14 in. without flag (55.9 x 66 x 35.6 cm.)
Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium
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Felix de Weldon, (American 1907- 2003)
A later Bronze Builders Model Edition of the Arlington Marine Corps Memorial Plaster Maquette, one of 6 examples taken from the original 1945 plaster cast 1990
A bronze sculpture, taken from the cast used for the plaster Arlington Memorial Maquettes (see lot 172), and cast in bronze by Sculpture House Inc, New York on behalf of the War Museum in 1990 pursuant to an agreement with the artist . In 1989 the original plaster-cast builders model made in 1945, was sold by Felix de Weldon to the War Museum with the right to cast 6 further bronze versions. Two were completed in 1989-90, and a further 4 made in 1992.
Height 22 x 26 x 14 in. without flag (55.9 x 66 x 35.6 cm.)

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