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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3655B Marlborough
May 21, 2021 10:00 AMCalender

Edward Berge (American, 1876-1924) Frog Baby

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3655B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 21, 2021 10:00AM


Edward Berge (American, 1876-1924)

Frog Baby
Signed "E. BERGE ©" on the top of the bronze base, stamped "ROMAN BRONZE WORKS.INC. N.Y." along the bottom edge of the bronze base.
Bronze with green patina, plumbed as a fountain, height 17 1/4 in. (43.5 cm), on a painted wood plinth.
Condition: Oxidation and wear to the patina more pronounced along the base and the figure's toes from water exposure, small areas of verdigris, base appears to have been altered or patched to allow for the placement of the plumbing works in the interior.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

The water comes out of three frog fountain heads on the top of the base. The underside is fitted with a threaded nozzle.

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Edward Berge