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BUST OF CATHERINE II

Made by: Unknown (Foundry)

On view in: Pavilion


About this object

Bust of Catherine the Great. She has hair dressed high with a tiara and a crown of laurel leaves. Long curls fall over each shoulder. She is wearing the moiré ribbon of one of the imperial orders. Pedestal base in brass.

Object name:
BUST OF CATHERINE II
Made from:
Bronze -- brass
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
c. 1870
Size:
41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.61
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION Catherine in Cyrillic [On label]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973