Naked Trump statue going up for auction

A sculpture depicting a nude President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate GOP budget ignores Trump, cuts defense Trump says he'll nominate Stephen Moore to Fed White House: ISIS territory in Syria has been 100 percent eliminated MORE is set to go to auction in May.

Julien's Auctions announced that the piece, entitled "The Emperor Has No Balls," would be the centerpiece of an auction in Jersey City, N.J., in May, and that it is estimated to sell for $20,000 to $30,000. 

The statue was one of several by the West Coast anarchist collective INDECLINE displayed in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Cleveland weeks before the 2016 presidential election.

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At the time the sculptures were on display, a spokesman for the collective told The Washington Post that they were intended to mock authoritarians' propensity for erecting statues of themselves. 

“Like it or not, Trump is a larger-than-life figure in world culture at the moment,” the spokesman told the Post. “Looking back in history, that’s how those figures were memorialized and idolized in their time – with statues.”

Julien's said the statue going to auction is the only one remaining that hasn't been vandalized or destroyed. The auction is set to take place May 2.