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Art Deco Graf Zeppelin Sculpture

Auction:
3192B
Lot:
203
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3192B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Art Deco Graf Zeppelin Sculpture, wood form with metal fins and observation deck windows, with white cloud background on black plinth, unsigned, ht. 16 1/2, wd. 30 1/2, dp. 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Two short age cracks to wood base. A few scratches to body of ship. Horizontal rudder at cloud separated at stern from the body, attached forward. Tarnish to silvered name plate and rudders. One engine detached, but present.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Art Deco, Aviation, German Empire, Graf Zeppelin-class aircraft carrier, LZ 130 Graf Zeppelin II, Orders, decorations, and medals of Germany, Zeppelin, Zeppelins

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