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Metals by Date
I. Pre-1800
II. 1800-1899
III. 1900-1999
IV. 2000-present

I. Pre-1800
  • Statue
    Object ID: 08.02.1000
    Date: 1368-1644
    Origin:
    Description: Buddha head from the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) Grey stone head on black metal base; sheared at neck as if removed from larger statue.

  • Millstone
    Object ID: 04.04.439
    Date: pre-1800
    Origin:
    Description: Cut circular stone with inset Bell Tower plate. The cuts are not grouped, varying is size and form. The plate reads: Millstones of the Piedmont Region of South Carolina. Gift of Allen P. Crawford, James C. Crawford, G. Ned Crawford of Honea Path, SC.

II. 1800-1899
  • Lamp
    Object ID: 02.05.050
    Date: 1800-1899
    Origin:
    Description: 19th century French Ormolu white marble and patinated bronze bust of a gentleman, mounted as a lamp. Description from W.E. Browne Decorating Company: 1 bronze bust on marble and bronze dore base mounted as lamp- Circa 1798- finest quality- Rosseau

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.404
    Date: c. 1825-1875
    Origin:
    Description: Pair of Sevres white biscuit busts of kings on cobalt-blue porcelain socles indistinctly dated and inscribed on the reverse.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.400
    Date: 1830
    Origin:
    Description: Pair of Minton white biscuit busts of King William IV and Queen Adelaide on circular plinths and square bases.

  • Sculpture
    Object ID: L2006.001.14
    Date: 1891
    Origin:
    Description: Plaster sculpture of 4 footballs.

III. 1900-1999
  • Sculpture
    Object ID: 08.02.061
    Date: 1921-1947
    Origin:
    Description: Life-size copper statue of a soldier. Tag reads E.M. Viquesney Sculpture; Americus, GA; with concrete base. The front of the granite base is engraved as follows: FURMAN MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR. LT. JOHN H. DAVID, JR., THE FIRST SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICER KILLED IN ACTION. LT. CHARLES S. GARDNER, SGT. CHARLES TIMMONS, JR. CORP. TALMADGE W. GERRALD. PVT. THOMAS J. LYON, JR. PVT. OTIS B. BRODIE. At the back of the granite base is engraved: MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED FURMAN MEN SERVED IN THE WORLD WAR. Separate brass placard with granite base is 2' 9" x 3' and reads FURMAN UNIVERSITY IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN WORLD WAR II. A three column list of 55 names follows with the center column. Depicts a doughboy walking through shattered tree stumps strung with barbed wire, his rifle in his left hand and his right hand held high above his head, clutching a hand grenade.

  • Bust
    Object ID: L2006.002.03
    Date: c. 1930
    Origin:
    Description: Bust of Mark Twain on wooden base. Crawford purchased this piece August 6, 1943 for $12.

  • Bust
    Object ID: 08.02.550
    Date: 1948
    Origin:
    Description: Proof casting of bust of James C. Furman. Beard, no mustache, glasses., thick tie, vest--bronze of James Clement Furman (1809-1891), Furman Professor of Sacred Rhetoric, Ecclesiastical History, Moral Philosophy 1844-1891, Chairman of the Faculty 1852-1859 and 1879-1881, President of FU, 1859-1879.

  • Bust
    Object ID: 08.02.552
    Date: 1948
    Origin:
    Description: Proof casting of bust of Charles Manly. Large beard, no mustache, bowish tie, broad shoulders--bronze of Charles Manly (1837-1924), Furman English Language and Literature Professor 1881-1897, President of FU, 1881-1897.

  • Bust
    Object ID: 08.02.553
    Date: 1948
    Origin:
    Description: Proof casting of bust of John Laney Plyler. Wearing suit and tie, mole on right cheek, widow's peak hair line. Furman Law Faculty 1922-32, 1936-38; Dean of Law School 1928-32; President of FU, 1939-1964.

  • Bust
    Object ID: 08.02.554
    Date: 1948
    Origin: Proof casting of bust of Andrew P. Montague. Bow tie, hair parted at center, moustache, coat w/ vest--bronze of Andrew P. Montague (1854-1928), President of FU, 1897-1902.

  • Bust
    Object ID: 08.02.069
    Date: 1948-1958
    Origin:
    Description: Angled cut of shofer line/bust, balding head, coat with vest--bronze of William Joseph McGlothlin (1867-1933), President of FU, 1919-1933.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.405
    Date: 1950-1999
    Origin: France
    Description: French white biscuit small bust of a girl and a group of classical lovers on cobalt-blue bases. Spurious Sevres marks in blue.

  • Bust
    Object ID: 08.02.072
    Date: 1970
    Origin:
    Description: Bust with cropped shoulders-wearing honors sash over grad uniform, medallion --bronze of Gordon Williams Blackwell, President of FU, 1965-1976.

  • Sculpture
    Object ID: 08.02.057
    Date: 1978
    Origin:
    Description: Wood and metal sculpture

  • Bust
    Object ID: 08.02.073
    Date: 1979
    Origin:
    Description: Bust with cropped shoulders-wearing medallion over regalia--bronze of John E. Johns, President of FU, 1976-1994.

  • Sculpture
    Object ID: 08.02.058
    Date: 1984
    Origin:
    Description: Silicon, bronze sculpture of female facing forward in textured dress and sandals

  • Sculpture
    Object ID: 08.02.059
    Date: 1984
    Origin:
    Description: Silicon, bronze sculpture of female facing forward in textured dress and sandals

  • Sculpture
    Object ID: 08.02.484
    Date: 1995
    Origin:
    Description: Large wood and raku sculpture.

IV. 2000-present
  • Sculpture
    Object ID: 08.02.470
    Date: 2000
    Origin:
    Description: Black steel sculpture with a large globe and water cascading over the globe.

  • Statue
    Object ID: 08.02.257
    Date: 2001
    Origin:
    Description: Life-size, bronze statue of the late Alester G. Furman, Jr. standing in a 19th century doorsill that was taken from the old Furman campus in Winnsboro, S.C.

  • Statue
    Object ID: 08.02.259
    Date: 2001
    Origin:
    Description: Life-size, bronze statue of the Richard Furman, sitting on a bench.

  • Statue
    Object ID: 08.02.456
    Date: 2003
    Origin:
    Description: Bronze patina statue of a horse and paladin on granite base.

  • Bust
    Object ID: 08.02.457
    Date: 2003
    Origin:
    Description: Silicon bronze portrait bust of Charlie Peace. Has a maximum thickness of 1/8 inch.

  • Statue
    Object ID: 08.02.679
    Date: 2003
    Origin:
    Description: Statue of Parker, boy with telescope.

  • Statue
    Object ID: 08.02.1008
    Date: 2003
    Origin:
    Description: Model for Paladin statue located outside football stadium; by John D. Hair.

  • Sculpture
    Object ID: 08.02.501
    Date: 2005
    Origin:
    Description: Large dark metal sculpture featuring two silver-colored balls.

  • Sculpture
    Object ID: 08.02.502
    Date: 2005
    Origin:
    Description: Large water sculpture in the shape of a harp.

  • Sculpture
    Object ID: 08.02.503
    Date: 2005
    Origin:
    Description: Large water sculpture in the form of a viola with musical notes on the top portion. Plate beside sculpture reads: Viola, Housi Knecht 2005. Given in honor of Anne Reynolds Belk by Irwin and Carol Grotnes Belk.

  • Statue
    Object ID: 08.02.571
    Date: 2006
    Origin:
    Description: Bronze life-size action sculpture of male tennis player.

  • Statue
    Object ID: 08.02.572
    Date: 2006
    Origin:
    Description: Bronze life-size action sculpture of female tennis player.

  • Statue
    Object ID: 08.02.573
    Date: 2006
    Origin:
    Description: Bronze life-size action sculpture of male soccer player.

  • Statue
    Object ID: 08.02.574
    Date: 2006
    Origin:
    Description: Bronze life-size action sculpture of female tennis player.

  • Bust
    Object ID: 08.02.1011
    Date: 2010
    Origin:
    Description: Bust of Dr. Shi.

Last updated: March 1, 2013