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Lot 2101
''Turtle Baby'', a patinated bronze fountain sculpture, smiling toddler holding two turtles by the tail, balancing atop an integral spherical base raised on the backs of four turtles with spouts issuing from their mouths, over a hexagonal plinth, raised overall on a cylindrical fountain base fitted with four additional spouts and shell-form basins, signed to base: E. Parsons and impressed: F, the sculpture: 32.5'' H x 14.75'' W x 8'' D, est: $1500/2500
Provenance: Private Collection, La Jolla, CA


With base: 45'' H. Overall good condition, with verdigris and minor wear commensurate with age and use.

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After Edith Buretto Parsons (1878-1956 New Canaan, CT)

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Sep 24, 2016