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Eight Maria Maravigna (1899-2006) Mushroom Groups

Auction:
2626B
Lot:
552
Sold for:
$780$650

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2626B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 15, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Eight Maria Maravigna (1899-2006) Mushroom Groups
Glazed ceramic
Winchester, Massachusetts, mid-20th century
Eight clusters of mushrooms, each glazed according to their colors in nature, all identified and signed Maravigna on the base, with pamphlets, small chip to underside of blue mushroom, ht. 2 1/4 to 7 in.

Note: Maria Maravigna was known as "The Mushroom Lady." There is an exhibition of her work at the Harvard Fogg Museum in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1999, she won an award from the North American Mycology Association for her contributions to the field.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Maria Maravigna, Massachusetts, Winchester, Harvard Fogg Museum, Cambridge, North American Mycology Association, Entheogens, Mushroom, Mycology

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