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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3455B Marlborough
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Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (British, 1834-1890) Saint Simon

$2,500 - $3,500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3455B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: September 25, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (British, 1834-1890)

Saint Simon
Signed and dated "E Boehm 1885" in the bronze base.
Bronze with a black patina, height 21 3/4 in. (55.2 cm), on a marble plinth.
Condition: Uneven patination with areas of wear, crack to plinth.

Provenance: The collection of Joseph Thomas Alvarez III, California.

N.B. Saint Simon (1881-1908) was an undefeated British Thoroughbred racehorse and one of the most successful sires in the history of the Thoroughbred.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

The patina has a matte quality to it. The is wear to the patina on the horse's right ribs and chest. There is minor dust/surface grime to some interstices and especially under and around the hooves. Height measurement taken from the top of the marble plinth to the top of the horse's right ear. Marble plinth with a crack and missing chip on the narrow end beneath the horse's head.


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Keywords

Joseph Thomas Alvarez III, Joseph Edgar Boehm