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Presentation Sword for Admiral Andrew Hull Foote, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Ward, John Quincy Adams 1830-1910  Search this
Fabricator:
Ames Sword Company  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Decorative arts
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Date:
1863
Notes:
Sharp, Lewis I., "John Quincy Adams Ward Dean of American Sculpture," Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1985, no. 23.
Summary:
A sword with "a basso-relievo of Neptune returning triumphant in his car...two vigorous sea-horses draw the car of the god, attended by tritons and sea-nymphs, bearing trumpets and wreaths of laurel for the hero."
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Neptune  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Nymph  Search this
Object--Musical Instrument--Trumpet  Search this
Control number:
IAS 88180035
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_305010