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Lot 52    

Edgar Tafur (American, b. 1929)
5/6/2016 - Modern Art: Live Salesroom Auction
Untitled
gilt bronze
signed on base
oah. 99.5 in.


Please note, due to the size of this lot, it will only be available for preview in our Cincinnati Salesroom.  Condition requests can be directed to pauline@cowans.com.  
This item can only be shipped using a freight service or picked-up at our Cincinnati Salesroom.  Shipping requests can be directed to shipping@cowans.com. 



Provenance:  
Property sold to benefit the Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, OH


Condition:  
Gilt peeling in multiple areas and of significant size. Little indentations on the sides, most likely resulting from casting, not actual damage. Overall wear consisting of scratches to the base and elevated portion of the sculpture. No breaks/repairs.

Due to its size and weight, this sculpture will remain at the Cincinnati facility. For further inquiries, please email pauline@cowans.com.

Please note that a condition report is only an opinion, given as a courtesy, and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Cowan's Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.
Sold: $6,300.00
Price includes
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