Found in Rhode island, this antique, 19th century hand carved white marble sculpture of a lady is an allegorical symbol of hope. She stands with one arm raised and holds a scroll and an anchor symbolizing hope. Statues of hope were popular during the Victorian era especially following the dedication of the Statue of Liberty in 1886.
Mid 19th century
Width 24 in Depth 13 in Height 64 inches
Note: restored. Missing torch.