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2977B Boston
January 27, 2017 12:00 PMCalender

Wilhelm Hunt Diederich (American, 1884-1953) Two Cats

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2977B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 27, 2017 4:00PM


Wilhelm Hunt Diederich (American, 1884-1953)

Two Cats
Monogrammed "WHD" on the top of the base, stamped "ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-" along the edge of the base.
Bronze with brown patina, height 8 in. (20.3 cm), with an integral base.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: Private New York estate, acquired from a private collection, Virginia.

Literature: American Contemporary Sculpture, 1929, Catalogue of the National Sculpture Society, p. 78 (listed); F. Newlin Price, International Studio, June 1925, p. 173 (illus.); National Sculpture Society Exhibition Catalogue, 1923, p. 50 (illus.)
Estimate $3,500-5,500

Base measures 8 x 6 in. No additional condition issues to report.

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Wilhelm Hunt Diederich