Lot Details

This bronze sculpture by Hans Rudolf Giger portrays an alien fitted for battle, a major motif in the science fiction-inspired work of this acclaimed Swiss surrealist. It belongs to an edition of 23, and measures 23 x 9 inches (58.4 x 22.9 cm).

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Patina
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Area
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.



Degree
Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

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Provenance:
  • Acquired from Leslie Barany, the artist's agent; Private collection, United States
  • Pickup Location: New York, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 23 x 9 in. (58.42 x 22.86 cm.)
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