Lot 1145: De Vaulx, bronze sculpture
03 November 2016
Boonton, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: De Vaulx (French, 19th c.), George Washington, inscribed "United States of America", circa 1800, stamped 424, signed "D. Vaulx", 18.5"h x 12"w x 7"d
Condition Report: Good, rubbing, some scuffs and scratches, no major damage observed, arm loose
Notes: The present work is believed to be one of two castings in existence, acquired from Godefroy Mayer, both of which later belonged to William Washington.
Provenance: Property from the Collection of Charles E. Sigety - The late Charles E. Sigety was a renound collector of Americana, ranging from examples of Norman Rockwell to important historic documents. Christie's New York sold a selection of Sigety's collection in 2016. For more information, please visit https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/america-illustrated-norman-rockwell-and-his-contemporaries/lots/193?Keyword=mort+kunstler