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Lot 95: CARL ETHAN AKELEY | Lion and Buffalo
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: bronze, dark brown patina
In generally good condition aside from surface dust and faint rubbing.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
George D. Pratt, New York
Acquired from the above as a gift
Dimensions: height: 13 inches (33 cm)
P.J. Broder, Bronzes of the American West, New York, 1974, pp. 247-249 (for a related example)
Penelope Bodry-Sanders, Carl Akeley Africa's Collector, New York, 1991, p. 162 (another example illustrated)
Medium: bronze, dark brown patina