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Alfred Milton Duca (American, 1920-1997) Two Sculpture Heads: Bust of Socrates

Auction:
2761T
Lot:
1275
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Discovery - 2761T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 13, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Alfred Milton Duca (American, 1920-1997)

Two Sculpture Heads: Bust of Socrates and Small Portrait Head. Both unsigned. Socrates metal, possibly lead or bronze, with a gray patina, height 13 in.; Portrait Head bronze with gray patina, height 6 in. Condition: Dust and dirt to interstices, some surface wear.

Provenance: Both through the family of the artist; Portrait Head Skinner Inc., American & European Works of Art, March 3, 2006, Sale 2310, Lot 714; Socrates Skinner, Inc., American & European Works of Art, May 19, 2006, Sale 2320, Lot 425.
Estimate $800-1,200

The bottom of the small head is not totally flat, causing it to be slightly unstable on its base.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Alfred Milton Duca, Small Portrait Head, Portrait Head, small head

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