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Edith Barretto Stevens Parsons (American, 1878-1956) Puppies/A Pair of Bookends (Seated

Auction:
2878B
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2878B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 22, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Edith Barretto Stevens Parsons (American, 1878-1956)

Puppies/A Pair of Bookends (Seated and Eating)
Each signed "E·B· PARSONS ©" and stamped "GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS," numbered "QFGA" and "QFGB," respectively, in the bases.
Bronze with gray/green patina, height to 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm).
Condition: Wear and minor losses to the patina, areas of corrosion or similar, accretions, dust and dirt to interstices.
Bases: 7 x 2 3/4 in. (17.8 7.0 cm).
Estimate $800-1,200

The Seated Puppy has a bit of colored paper or cardboard stuck on his right side. Both seem to have spattering of tiny drops of white paint or similar./


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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Edith Barretto Stevens Parsons, Metalworking, Patina

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