05-20-2011 05-21-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2547B Boston
May 20, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Charles Marion Russell (American, 1864-1926) Weapons of the Weak

$24,885$21,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2547B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 20, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Charles Marion Russell (American, 1864-1926)

Weapons of the Weak
Signed and ciphered "C M Russell [Buffalo Skull]" and marked "ROMAN BRONZE
WORKS N-Y-" within the cast on the reverse.
Bronze with dark brown patina, 5 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. (14.6 x 14.9 x 14.0 cm).
Condition: Surface grime.

Provenance: Acquired by Clark University English Professor Dr. Loring Holmes Dodd (American, 1879-1968); gift to his godson, c. 1968; private New England collection by family descent.

N.B. This title was originally modeled in 1921, and cast c. 1922-1928.
Estimate $20,000-25,000

No additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Charles Marion Russell, ROMAN BRONZE, Clark University, Loring Holmes Dodd, New England, Professor