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Tue, Jan 24, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 264

Pair of Iron Garden Angels w/ Marble Stands

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Pair of iron garden angels with marble column plinths. Each robed angel with their hands clasped as if in prayer and their wings tucked behind them.

Provenance: From the Estate of Horst Rechelbacher, Osceola, Wisconsin.

Horst Rechelbacher, the founder of Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients, was a pioneer in the field of safe and eco-friendly cosmetics. The same curiosity that led him to explore ways to improve the beauty industry led him to travel the world, collecting rare and beautiful objects as he went.

Each; height: 46 3/4 in x diameter: 9 in.

Condition

Heavy wear throughout as shown in the listing. Dust is collected to the surface, particularly to the recessed areas. The color has peeled off; however, there is no major loss to iron that alter the overall appearance of the sculpture. Erosion to iron. Discoloration and chipping to the marble. The sculpture, captured right in the listing image, has a 1/4 inch loss to the top part of the marble stand; when inspected under UV light, there is a possible glue restoration attempt along where the column and the foot meet. The sculpture, left in the listing, has areas that are fluorescent under UV light; however, there is not enough evidence to discern that they are restored; please contact us for the picture. Wear to the underside as expected. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email condition@revereauctions.com with any condition questions.

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