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William Zorach (American, 1887-1966) Head

Auction:
2841B
Lot:
478
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2841B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 11, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

William Zorach (American, 1887-1966)

Head
Signed and dated "Zorach/1962" at the lower back of the head.
Carved and polished stone, height 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm), on a wooden plinth.
Condition: Minor wear to surface.

N.B. A similar head by William Zorach, titled Ushas (Dawn) and dating from the same year, 1962, is in the collection of Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Sculpture is not secured to its plinth and may be lifted off easily.


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.

Keywords

Federal Art Project, Foot, Hand, Jar stand, Lion-reclining, Mouth, Plinth, Quail chick, Stool-or-mat, Viper, Vulture, William Zorach

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