copy of P. Romanelli sculpture in Louvre. not dated
Purchased in 1893 as the second piece of the DMWC Art collection.
Insured and appraised $3000.
CURRENTLY on pedestal for Venus de Milo "Loaned by Thomas B. Moore, Jr. 1933"
R. Cash: Diana of the Louvre: White marble bust; 29 1/2 inches. No marking. In good repair. An excellent copy of the original P. Romanelli sculpture in the Louvre. Pedestal: 40 inches tall. Wood, square base; tapering column decorated
with some fluting and rings.
PORTRAIT BUST (Woman with downcast eyes) Deets
White Porcelain 21 inches.
Possibly owned by Mrs. Mary Latimer, given in her memory, April, 1940.
MORNING KISS -Deets
MABEL TORREY, b. Sterling CO
Porcelain sculpture appraised value $350
poured by Ruth Christensen, Des Moines
CERES (also Listed as HEBE) - Deets
"Full figure of Hebe, Greek goddess of Youth and Spring, with flowing robe, cherub at feet."
Ceres is the goddess of agriculture, fertility and motherhood. Hebes is the chalice bearer.
Ceres, appraised $1000, 26 inches in height, some repair evident, additional needed.
Cash appraisal $900
VENUS WITH CUPID AND DOLPHIN (SMALLER) Deets
SIGNED on left side of base ROMANELLI, Firenze on base. 21.75 inches
On verigated four column marble pedestal
VENUS WITH CUPID AND DOLPHIN (LARGE) Deets
Signed P. Romanelli, Firenze on base. not dated, White Marble figure. 30 inches in height
appraisal $2500, insured $2500
R. Cash: Venus: Full figure nude. White marble 30 inches tall. Signed'P. Romanelli, Firenze' on base.
Pedestal - Wooden. Octagonal base, column and table 35 1/4 inches. Gift, 1950-51, , vAmos Piersall, purchased by his parents in Italy in 1899.
GRECIAN BUST (VENUS DE MILO?) Mezzanine
This item, 114 is listed in the 1952 possessions catalog:
114 GRECIAN BUST. (Marble.) Presented by Mrs. Given Chase.
Inventory number 114 on back, Deets Room
Not in Harwood appraisal.
GRECIAN BUST or VENUS? Mezzanine
Not in Harwood Appraisal
24 inches, cracked base. Mezzanine.
In the Cash inventory is listed: Venus, Bust on black marble pedestal. Donor, 1960 Alice Tone Wells. No appraised amount.
Venus: White marble nude bust. No signature (copy of a Romanelli?) 23 1/2 inches
Appraised 12/95 as is $650. Pedestal: Black marble, fluted collumn, octagonal base 42 1/2 inches Appraised 12/95 as is $450.
Large chip in base Donor, 1933, Mr. T. B. Moore. Currently not sitting on the base with the plaque.
Cash appraisal also lists Venus: Marble bust on black marble pedestal. Donor, 1960, Alice Tone Wells. No size noted