Seal of the State of New York
Carved wood, traces of paint
Overall: 6ft. 10 in. (208.3 cm)
Monumental woodcarving depicting the Great Seal of New York State; female figures of Liberty (with Phrygian cap) and Justice (with scales) upon a scroll with the motto "Excelsior," framing a river scene with a rising sun beyond a group of mountains. Above, an American eagle with outstretched wings stands atop a globe.
Gift of Mrs. Laurence K. Groves
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