Lot Details

Lot 316
Wifredo Lam
Cuban, 1902-1982
Oiseau du fer & Oiseau de feu, circa 1970
Each signed with artist's mark, numbered 213/500A and 213/500B
Metal and chrome-plated bronze
Each 10 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 5 inches (26 x 13.3 x 12.7 cm)

Mr. Cheng was a New York City art dealer from 1972 to 1989. He worked as Salvador Dali's personal photographer throughout the 1970s.


C Collection of Boling Cheng

Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The bronze shows minor white oxidation in crevices. Tip of beak has a very slight bend. General minor surface scuffs and grime. Chromed piece shows minor white oxidation in crevices. Light scattered cluster of pitting in center chest area.


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