17 February 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DOROTHY C. MILLER
This lot is offered without a reserve
Wooden figurehead, 1931
gelatin silver print
credit and notation in an unknown hand in pencil (on the reverse of the mount); inscribed by the artist, variously annotated in an unknown hand in pencil or ink and collection label affixed (to the frame backing)
6¼ x 4¼in. (15.9 x 10.8cm.) original frame
From the artist
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TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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