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June 2018

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Lot No. 0511

Manufacturer: Steuben

Artist: Frederick Carder

Description: Frederick Carder Cire perdue cast sculpture, a pair of Neptune’s spirited stallions rising from turbulent oceanic swells. Height is 6 1/2 inches tall. The base measures 7 1/4 inches by 5 5/8 inches and the hoofs of one of one stallion extends an inch beyond the plinth. The bottom is engraved F. Carder, 1939 by Mr. Carder’s hand. Both front legs of one stallion have been broken off and reset also chips to one ear and a lower lip. The plinth has chips on the two back corners. The acquisition number from the Ross C. Purdy Museum Collection is on the plinth. Referenced in Frederic Carder and Steuben Glass by Thomas Dimitroff, Carder gave cire perdue pieces to friends and organizations and on page 108 documents the American Ceramic Society (Ross C. Purdy Museum) as the grantee of Neptune’s Horses. Not often seen and aside the issues an imposing sculpture.

Estimate: $1,000.00 - $1,500.00