"ruth" by erna weill - a bust sculpture

Oct 14, 2020. 15:07 UTC
"RUTH" by erna weill - a bust sculpture
United States of America


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Erna weill - a bust from the 1970's , bought directly thru a charitable auction. On a dark walnut? base approximately 13 - 15" high .


DIrest purchase for a charity event by the maker . Family hand down

Answered within 2 days
Oct 16, 14:06 UTC
By Georg

Fair Market Value

$500 - $1,000 USD

Insurance Value

$1,500 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Jules,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

The presented object appears to be a statue made out or ceramic or terracotta with the measurements of around 15 inches in height. The statue depicts a keening woman and has the title "Ruth". It is attributed to a plaque on a wooden base to the artist Erna Weill (1904-1996).
Works by this artist were recently offered and sold on the international auction market.
This piece is in good condition and there is no serious damage visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 500 to 1.000 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.

With kind regards,

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