Decorative Arts Auction

June 0914, 2018
Auction begins to close at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 85

Lot 85

Sir John Steell (British, 1804-1891)

Sir John Steell (British, 1804-1891)
Lot 85 Details
Sir John Steell (British, 1804-1891)


patinated bronze reduction of the Scott Monument in Edinburgh, Scottland, impressed ‘Jn. Steell, Sculpt.’
height 16 in — 40.6 cm

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $3,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Sir John Steell (British, 1804-1891)
  • Sir John Steell (British, 1804-1891)
  • Sir John Steell (British, 1804-1891)

Gifted to the Art Gallery of Ontario by A. Bartlett Brebner, 1932, inventory no. 2118
Deaccessioned to benefit art purchases at the AGO.


In good condition with no damage or issues to report.

LOT 85

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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