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Paul Howard Manship (American, 1885-1966)

Tortoise (for the Rainey Gates, Bronx Zoo), 1932; Bronze (cast in the 1970s for John Manship by Paul Cavanaugh of Paul King Foundry); Signed and dated; 8 1/2" x 22" x 14"; Provenance: Private Collection, Florida; Note: This is a posthumous cast authorized by the Estate of Paul Manship

Sale Price: $37,500

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

Condition Report

Signed and dated in original. Good condition. Many of Manship’s animal sculptures were originally created as part of his design for the gates of New York’s Bronx Zoo.