Eagle Statue on Branch Sculpture he bald eagle was chosen June 20, 1782 as the emblem of the United States of America, because of its long life, great strengthand majestic looks, and also because it was then believed to exist only on this continent. This exquisitely detailed sculpture, from feathered wings to clawed talons is in a bronze patina finish made of designer resin. Exhibited in your home, it will show your patriotism and admiration for one of nature's most majestic creatures. A magnificent gift for any collection. Base is 6 inches in dia. and 1.5" high.