European, American, Modern & Contemporary Art - Sale 11PT02 - Lot 81Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 11am
Maquette for Reclining Figure: Hand (LH707), 1976
Signed and numbered 7/9 on the base
Bronze with dark brown patina from an edition of 9 plus 1
Cast Fiorini Ltd
3 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches (9.5 x 14.6 cm)
James Kirkman, London, England
Fischer Fine Art, London, England
New Art Centre, London, England
Humphries, Lund, Henry Moore: Volume 5: Complete Sculpture 1974-80, London, 1983, illus. (It is not designated which of the nine bronzes is illustrated)
C Estate of Ann Thayer
Sold for $101,500 (Includes Buyer's Premium)
Areas of green oxidation along the sides and top surface of the lower section of the sculpture. The figure has no green oxidation. The brown patina shifts in hue throughout the sculpture, but does not appear to be a result of wear, as it is not solely at the high points of the bronze.
No nicks or scratches when examined.
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