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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
Inkwell in the form of a Triton riding a dolphin, 19th century or possibly earlier, bronze, 4-3/4 x 4 x 4 in.; three stone stepped base 2 x 5-1/8 x 6-3/4 in.
Related literature: A. Radcliffe, M. Baker and M. Maek-Gérard, The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection: Renaissance and Later Sculpture, London, 1992, pp. 248-251, nos. 45 and 46
wear to patina, few small original lacunae, some verdigris within inkwell and a few small areas in the interior of the cast, newer posts applied below, some abrasions, remnant ink in well; base with chips
Ernest Joresco, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1975; Estate of Katharine Lee Reid Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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