HENRY MOORE | MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO
HENRY MOORE | MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO
HENRY MOORE | MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO
HENRY MOORE | MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO
HENRY MOORE | MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO
HENRY MOORE | MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO
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HENRY MOORE | MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 USD

HENRY MOORE | MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO

Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 USD

Lot sold:35,000USD
(9 bids, reserve met)

Description

HENRY MOORE

(1898 - 1986)

MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO


Inscribed Moore, numbered 7/9 and stamped with the foundry mark Morris Singer Founders London

Bronze

Height (including base): 6½ in. (16.5 cm)

Conceived in 1976 and cast in a numbered edition of 9 plus one artist's proof by the Morris Singer Foundry, London. 


This work is recorded in the archives of the Henry Moore Foundation.

Condition Report

This work is in very good condition. Rich nutty golden brown patina. The surface is slightly dirty overall and dirt in the deepest crevices. There is a small loss to the patina on the figures left side near the foundry mark. Some verdigris in the concavity.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. 

Provenance

James Kirkman Gallery, London

Private Collection, Japan (acquired from the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Alan Bowness, ed., Henry Moore Complete Sculpture, 1955-1964, vol. 5, London, 1986, no. 696, illustration of another cast n.p. 

HENRY MOORE | MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO
HENRY MOORE | MOTHER AND CHILD: PISANO
Lot Closed