New York, East
23 April 1997
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1979)
A Bronze Head of a Jester
inscribed 'HARRIET FRISHMUTH. 1910.' and stamped 'GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS QFN'
6in. (15.2cm.) high, reddish brown patina
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