Rare Paperweight with Model of Philadelphia "Triune" Sculpture By Robert Engman
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Rare opportunity to bid on this vintage model of world renowned metal sculptor Robert Engman's "Triune" captured in a crystal clear lucite paperweight in excellent condition. The actual sculpture, which represents "three in one" to show a blending of the public, business and government, is located in the square of Philadelphia's City Hall Plaza and weighs 15 tons. It was commissioned in 1970 by the Girard Bank and the Fidelity Mutual Life Assurance Company whose buildings were destroyed by a fire in 1991. The "Triune" was the only structural survivor in the plaza. Robert Engman was a professor of art at Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania and has other works of art in the city & other states as well as a number of pieces in Washington DC at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden in The Smithsonian. The paperweight is crystal clear and stands approximately 3 1/2" tall and 3 1/2" wide.