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Philip Shelton Sears (American, 1867-1953) Stepping Stones

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Philip Shelton Sears (American, 1867-1953)

Stepping Stones
Incised signature and date "P.S. Sears Sc. 1923" on the base, stamped "GORHAM CO
FOUNDERS/QFVS/#10" on the edge of the base, inscribed "3225" in ink on the edge of the base.
Bronze with green patina, height 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm).
Condition: Base filled with plaster and felt adhered to the bottom of the base, extremely mild scattered areas of oxidation, gentle wear.

Provenance: Ex-collection Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

The wear is minor, and is primarily sheen to raised areas probably due to being touched and handled over time.


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

GORHAM CO, Philip Shelton Sears, Companies, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, Patina, Retailing, Sears, Sears Canada, Sears Holdings, Visual arts, Worcester, Massachusetts

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