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Tue, Dec 9, 2014 09:00AM EST - Wed, Dec 10, 2014 09:00AM EST
Lot 750

William Edmondson (American 1874-1951), carved limestone sculpture of a woman, 22 1/2'' h.

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000

William Edmondson (American 1874-1951), carved limestone sculpture of a woman, 22 1/2'' h. Exhibited: Damsels to Divas, Key West Museum of Art and History. Provenance: The consignor, Mr. George Korn, related the following history of this piece: ''My father, Elmer J. Korn, was vice president of the Newark Wire Cloth Company until his death in 1961. He was actively involved in the Newark Museum, where my father pointed out works by Edmondson as being created by the same artist as `our' piece. It was given to me upon his death and I have owned it for over fifty years.''

Condition

Chips to base. Overall good condition. Provenance: The collection of George Korn and the late Richard Kemble, owners of the Forager House Collection.