LESLIE THORNTON | ARGOSY
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LESLIE THORNTON | ARGOSY

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 GBP

LESLIE THORNTON | ARGOSY

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 GBP

Lot Sold:1,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

LESLIE THORNTON

1925-2016

ARGOSY


the larger piece stamped with signature, stamped with date 1970 and numbered G7; the smaller piece stamped with initials, dated 69 and numbered G

acrylic and aluminium

height: 66cm.; 26in.

Executed in 1969/70.

Condition Report

The sculpture consists of two part painted aluminium elements. Both pieces appear stable. There are a few minor nicks and chips to protruding edges, with a few flecks of associated paint loss in places. There are a few light scruffs and scratches to both elements in places, particularly to one side of the large element towards the base. There are a small number of tiny scratches to the paint in places. There are a small number of tiny accretions and instances of surface matter and light surface dirt in places. This excepting, the work appears to be in very good overall condition.


The work is freestanding.


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In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Sale, Los Angeles Modern Auctions, 30th September 2018, lot 43, where acquired by the present owner

Made in Britain
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