Bronzes among top lots in Capo’s June 28 auction
LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. – Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques’ first summer auction in New York on Saturday, June 28th featured exquisite bronze figures, along with a contemporary sculpture and a traditional Steinway. LiveAuctioneers provided Internet live-bidding services for the sale.
A beautiful Emile Louis Picault (French, 1833-1915) patinated bronze figure The Whaler, which is 23 inches high, with signature incised and numbered 8901 (on plinth), sold for $13,200.
Along with that, a Romain de Tirtoff (Erté, Russian/French, 1892-1990) bronze figure La Femme a la Panthere (L from the alphabet series) was dated 1980. Signed on the base “Erté,” it was also impressed “206/250 RKP INT. CORP 1980” with a JM foundry stamp. It stands 14 3/4 inches tall and sold for $5,400.
Another highly anticipated piece was the very unusual Carole A. Feuerman (American, b. 1945) sculpture called Waterskier, which is painted resin and stands 36 inches high (without base). This sold for $15,600. And, on the more traditional side, Capo Auction sold a magnificent Steinway piano, serial no. 236473, 1932, in mahogany case with an associated bench. Length 64 inches. It sold for $7,800.
To contact Capo Auction, call 718-433-3710.
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