New York, East
3 December 1996
Edward Berge (1876-1924)
'Poppy', A Bronze Figure of a Wood Nymph
inscribed 'BERGE ©' and stamped '5' and 'GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS OGGH'
9¾in. (24.7cm.) high, including marble base, greenish brown patina
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