Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art, Design & Luxury

Sat, Apr 23, 2022 12:00PM EDT
Lot 444

Large Hank Murta Adams Figural Sculpture, Unique

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Hank Murta Adams (b. 1956)
Marking(s); notes: signed; 1996
Country of origin; materials: American; glass, patinated wire
Dimensions (H, W, D): 43"oah, 16"w, 13"d (base comprises 3" of height)
Additional Information: Unique work is titled "Rolley." Note: base is not attached to sculpture and may be separated for shipping/storage. Lot is accompanied by copies of the purchase receipt and insurance appraisal issued by Elliot Brown Gallery, Seattle, Washington, both dated 11.6.1996 along with a copy of the updated appraisal from the gallery dated 8.1.2002. Provenance: Elliot Brown Gallery, Seattle, Washington | Collection of Debbie and Bud Menin, Boca Raton, Florida. Please refer to detail images in this listing for additional information on the Menin family and their collection of contemporary glass and fine art.

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sculpture: very good, no chips or cracks; base: some wear and scratches

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