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Lot 2246

Details: Hand numbered, artist signed Brigadier General Joshua Chamberlain Resin Bust, by acclaimed historical sculptor Ron Tunison.

This beautifully detailed resin bust of Brigadier General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, is signed and numbered by historical sculptor Ron Tunison, 1995. It is a limited edition, hand numbered 74/350.

Dimensions are approx. 8 1/2" tall by 5" wide by 3 1/2" deep.

Ron F. Tunison (1946-2013) "As if pre-destined to spend his life in the field of art and the study of American Military history, Ron Tunison set out in pursuit of these interests as early as fifth grade with drawings of Davy Crockett at the Alamo and Pickett’s Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg. He established himself as an expert in his field of art with four bronze monuments on the Gettysburg, PA battlefield, one on the Antietam, MD battlefield and one at the entrance to the Museum of the Civil War Soldier at Pamplin Park near Petersburg, VA." - courtesy of Historicalsculptures.com

"Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (born Lawrence Joshua Chamberlain, September 8, 1828 – February 24, 1914) was an American college professor from the State of Maine, who volunteered during the American Civil War to join the Union Army. He became a highly respected and decorated Union officer, reaching the rank of brigadier general (and brevet major general). He is most well known for his gallantry at the Battle of Gettysburg, which earned him the Medal of Honor." -Wikipedia

This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.

National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.

Condition / Notes: This sculpture shows nicely with mild signs of age and wear.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $8.50

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Civil War BRIGADIER GENERAL CHAMBERLAIN RESIN BUST

Estimate $100 - $250Mar 12, 2017