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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 25

    Abastenia St. Leger Eberle (1878-1942)

    'Hide and Seek': A Pair of Bookends

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Abastenia St. Leger Eberle (1878-1942)
    'Hide and Seek': A Pair of Bookends
    each, inscribed 'A. Eberle/Cop. 1911' (along the base)--each, stamped 'Cast by Griffoul, Newark, NJ' (along the base)
    each, bronze with brown patina
    the boy, 6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high; the girl, 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Literature

    J. Conner and J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, p. 30.
    L.R. Noun, Abastenia St. Leger Eberle: Sculptor (1878-1942), Des Moines, Iowa, 1980, no. 15, other examples illustrated.