1 October 2004,
Price realised USD 1,016
USD 800 - USD 1,200
A DELMO TARSITANO FRUIT BRIAR AND INSECT WEIGHT*
SIGNED WITH A 'DT' CANE, CIRCA 1980
From the 'Earth Life' series, set with four radiating white blossoms with yellow stamen centers and two ripe blackberries growing from conjoined stems issuing three large shaded green leaves, a black spotted yellow ladybug light on one, above a rock terrain ground
3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) diameter; 2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm.) high
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Delmo developed this type of 'rock ground' in the late seventies and utilized it over the following decades. This paperweight expresses his love of nature and gardening.
This lot is offered without reserve.This lot is exempt from Sales Tax.
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