Lot 1385
Life Size Plaster Bust of Pope Pius IX
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1900, painted cast plaster, incised SS PIF IX to socle obverse. Pope Pius IX (Italian, 1792-1878) was head of the Catholic Church from 1846 to 1878, being the longest verified papal reign.

31 x 25 x 13 in.

Private Collection, Aiken, South Carolina

Scattered paint loss and chipping to various edges.