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Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
ABASTENIA ST. LEGER EBERLE Omar Khayyam Bookends.
Pair of gilded bronzes, 1913. Both approximately 170x170x150 mm; 7x7x6 inches. Both with the artist's signature, date and copyright incised on the lower backs of the figures. Cast by Griffoul, Newark, New Jersey, with the foundry mark on the lower right edge of both figures.
Ex-collection private collection, Pennsylvania
Published "Noted Sculpture in M. U. Museum," The Missourian Magazine: A Monthly Supplement to the University Missourian, March 1915, page 1 (another cast listed); Noun, Abastenia St. Leger Eberle: Sculptor (1878-1942), Des Moines, 1980, page 13, number 18 (another cast illustrated); Rubinstein, American Women Sculptors: A History of Women Working in Three Dimensions, Boston, 1990, page 215 (another cast listed).
Both ex-collection private collection, New Jersey.