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    Sale 1983

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art And Ceramics

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 386

    A PAUL STANKARD BOTANICAL BOUQUET, INSECT, AND 'EARTH SPIRIT' UPRIGHT WEIGHT

    SIGNED AND DATED '2000'

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    A PAUL STANKARD BOTANICAL BOUQUET, INSECT, AND 'EARTH SPIRIT' UPRIGHT WEIGHT
    SIGNED AND DATED '2000'
    Of slightly tapering obelisk form, the clear glass enclosing an ant resting on a sprig of white Pineland Pickerel, a bursting seed pod and a shoot inscribed 'fertile' to one side, all issuing from a complex root-system inhabited by one 'earth spirit', the lower portion laminated with translucent claret bands
    2½ in. (6.5 cm.) wide; 3¾ (9.6 cm.) high


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