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
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.