LASZLO ISPANKY DAVID PORCELAINDESCRIPTION: A limited edition porcelain bisque figure of "David" by Laszlo Ispanky. Features the bust of David holding a sling over his shoulder and motioning with his hands. Signed and numbered on the underside, "216/400" CIRCA: 20th Century ORIGIN: USA DIMENSIONS: H. 11.5" x W. 8" CONDITION: Great condition. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via email (email@example.com) or SMS (305) 333-4134. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Akiba Antiques shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.
CAST RESIN BUST OF DAVID AFTER MICHELANGELOCast resin bust of David, after the original sculpture by Michelangelo, inscribed to back copyright Quesi 1789, in a painted finish, rising on integral socle base, approx 17.5"h, 9.75"w, 9"d, 25.75lbs
(5) Busts and a bronze plaque to include a frosted glass bust of Prince Albert Edward, raised on black glass base reading "Ich Dien" (I Serve), 5-7/8"H, a miniature shoulder bust of David in porcelain on marble base, 2-7/8"H, a bronze patinated bust of Monroe, 2-7/8"H, a miniature stone carved bust of a woman, 1-1/2"H and a bronze Medallic Art Co. NY 1940 Jeremiah Louis Rosenthal arched bronze reading "In the union of faiths we are fortified to serve mankind", 3-1/2"H, 2-1/4"W
(5) Portrait busts to include Meissen bust of a woman in plume feathered hat and fine dress, incised mark at underside, 5-3/4"H, Limoges bust of Josephine 5"H, classical style porcelain bust of a woman, 6-1/2"H, bust of David signed A. Giomelli Volterra in mold on alabaster foot, 6-3/4"H and porcelain bust of a woman, flower crown at head, 9-1/4"H
Max Kalish (American 1891-1945) A painted plaster bust of David Dietz in dark brown color pigments over the plaster to resemble bronze signature incised into the upper part of the pedestal base "M. Kalish 1939 " the life-size bust is atop a slightly tapered cube self-base with a plinth below.
David Dietz (1897-1984) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist and author. Dietz attended Case Western Reserve University and received his bachelor's degree in 1919. In 1921 he took a position as science editor for the Scripps-Howard Newspapers a job he kept until his retirement in 1977. From 1927 until his retirement he was a lecturer in general science at his alma mater. Dietz was a member of the Publicity Committee of the United States National Research Council's Division of Medical Science and of Harvard University's Institute on War Problems and was a consultant to the U. S. Army Surgeon General from 1944 to 1947. He served as science correspondent for NBC News from 1940-1950 and was heard on Morgan Beatty News of the World over 181 stations.
A LUSTRE WARE BUST OF DAVID GARRICK
the actor in a loose claret and brown coat with frilled light green shirt and red cloak, on purple resist socle with a band of palmettes, 19.5cm h, collector's label, c1820
Provenance: Folkard Collection.
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