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Elliot Offner (American, 1931-2010) Asian Pheasant

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
393
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$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

Elliot Offner (American, 1931-2010)

Asian Pheasant
Signed "offner" on the top of the base.
Bronze with gold/brown patina, 17 x 25 x 7 1/2 in. (43.2 x 63.5 x 19.0 cm), on a wood plinth.
Condition: Dust and dirt to interstices.

Provenance: Purchased from Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts; Collection of Robert Bradford Newman (1917-1983), professor of architectural acoustics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and co-founder of Bolt, Beranek and Newman Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

N.B. The sculpture is noted as edition 3 of 6, and is titled as above in an earlier appraisal.


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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