26 June 2014
Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)
Seated Woman: Shell Skirt
signed and numbered 'Moore/01' and stamped with foundry mark 'H.NOACK/BERLIN' (on the reverse)
bronze with a brown/green patina
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, excluding stone base
Conceived in 1960 and cast in an edition of 12.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 15 December 1965, lot 188, where purchased by the present owner.
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H. Read, Henry Moore, London, 1965, pp. 228, 238, another cast illustrated.
A. Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore: Complete Sculpture 1955-64, Vol. 3, London, 1986, pp. 42-43, no. 459, another cast illustrated.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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