18,000 - 24,000 USD
conceived 1921, cast at a later date
édition d'artiste number 2 from an edition of 6 plus 3 éditions d'artistes
executed by Susse Fondeur, Paris
impressed CSAKY, dated 21, numbered E.A.2/3, and with the producer's mark
23 5/8 x 7 x 8 in. (60 x 17.7 x 20.3 cm)
Overall in very good condition. The bronze surfaces present with very minor casting irregularities and surface variations inherent to the making. The recessed areas of the sculpture present with evidence of very minor oxidation and verdigris marks throughout. The gilding exhibits great variety in application and color with some darkening to the edges and some occasional discoloration.
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