25 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 18,750
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000
Carl Ethan Akeley (1864-1926)
inscribed 'Stung/© Carl E. Akeley 1914' and stamped 'Roman Bronze Works N.Y.' (along the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high
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Private Collection, New Jersey.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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