SOLD! for $10,200.00.
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- Low Estimate: $3,800.00
- High Estimate: $4,200.00
- Realized: $10,200.00
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Edward Berge (American, 1876-1924) bronze titled "Duck Mother", depicting a young child holding a duckling, standing above and gazing downward at a mother duck with outstretched wings and an open beak, who is gazing upward at the child. Impressed signature "E. Berge" on the rear of the base together with an impressed circular foundry stamp reading "Roman Bronze Works, N.Y., B20". The sculpture is piped as a fountain. 21 1/2" H x 9 5/8" W. Biography: Sculptor Edward Henry Berge of Baltimore, Maryland, was known for his bronze monuments, garden figures, and fountains. He studied at the Maryland Institute and the Rinehart School in Baltimore and the Academie Julian in Paris, and his work was exhibited at the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition.
CONDITION: Overall good condition with oxidation and verdigris, particularly to lower third of the sculpture. A couple of minor abrasions noted to right side of body.