Lot 280

Francois Stahly Polished Bronze La Coquille 1946-1966

Estimate: $9,000 - $12,000

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Stahly, Francois (German/French, 1911-2006), La Coquille (The Shell), petite version, 1946-1966, polished bronze, 12 x 25 x 14 inches, (40 x 65 x 45cm.), apparently unsigned. Provenance: acquired from the artist; Darthea Speyer, Paris; Tillie S. Speyer, Pittsburgh, Pa. (mother of Darthea), and by descent to the consignor. Darthea Speyer was friendly with Francois Stahly and actively collected his works in Paris and Hydra for her family in Pittsburgh. Another version of this gilded bronze is in the French State Collection (FNAC).


In good condition with minor disturbances to the patina. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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