The Estate of Naftali Bezem - Part II and the Estates of Nathan Marks and Others

פול גוגן, Cylindre au Christ aÌ l'Idole

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Start price: $3,000

Estimated price: $6,000 - $10,000

Buyer's premium: 20%

Sales Tax: On buyer's premium only

Technique: Bronze sculpture with brown patina. Posthumous cast.

Signature: With raised initials ‘PGO’ (on the top); stamped with a foundry mark ‘C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE’ (on the back). Set on a later addition marble base.

Height (without base): approx 49.5 cm; (with base): 51.5 cm

Condition: Good.

Provenance: The estate of Naftali Bezem.

Notes: The original cast from 1894 was lost. It resembles a totem with Polynesian-like figures and symbols.