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    Sale 2480 | Lot 163
    Price Realized: $2,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2480 Lot 163

      MOTLEY. [ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY.]
      "Happy Talk" * "Luther Billis." Together, two costume designs for the original production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific," which premiered at The Majestic Theater on April 7, 1949. Watercolor and gouache over colored pencil on paper. Both measure approximately 292x235 mm; 11 1/2x9 1/4 inches, on 13 1/2x11-inch sheets. Both signed and dated "Motley [19]48" with additional notes to right of the figures. Images evenly toned. Archivally hinged to matte; framed.

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,500