6 x 4.5 x 4.5 inches. Appears to be plaster. I cannot, for the life of me, make out the signature. I assume it is 19th century. Am very curious about it.
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A vintage Italian chalkware portrait bust
mid 20th Century
signed indistinctly, impressed DEPOSITATO
In the form of an older man with a green cap and scarf smoking a pipe
6 inches high, 4 1/2 inches wide by 4 1/2 inches deep
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition with some minor chip losses commensurate with age
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