Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 165

Price Realized: $ 1,125
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Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(SCULPTURE.) Metal alloy statuette of Lincoln the Emancipator. 22 inches tall, on base with 8-inch diameter; minimal wear; Frank Kinst bookplate taped to bottom noting his 1970 purchase for $250. Np, 20th century

Additional Details

Lincoln holds a scroll titled "Emancipation" in one hand and a quill pen in the other, with a long robe hanging from one shoulder. The creator is unknown. Early owner Frank Kinst was a Lincoln enthusiast who commissioned a massive Lincoln sculpture for his Lincoln Federal Savings and Loan Association in Illinois.