Lot 69
  • 69

JUDY KENSLEY MCKIE | "Female" Vessel

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
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Description

  • "Female" Vessel
  • signed and dated ¬©JKM/1995/FP
  • patinated bronze
  • 35 in. high (including base); 24 in. diameter; 88.9 cm; 61 cm
  • 1995
foundry proof from an edition 12 plus 4 artist's proofs

Provenance

Pritam & Eames, East Hampton, New York, 1998

Literature

The Furniture Art of Judy Kensley McKie, exh. cat., Pritam & Eames, East Hampton, New York, 1994, n.p.

Condition

Overall very good condition. This dynamic work features five faces, each with a slightly different expression, imparting the piece with great movement and character. The bronze surfaces present with scattered extremely minor surface scratches consistent with age and gentle handling. The base is also executed by McKie; the vessel is permanently affixed to its base to ensure stability.
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