ROBERT ARNESON (1930 - 1992)
Wall-mounting ceramic sculpture, "In God We Trust," California, 1965; Glazed earthenware; Unmarked; 19 1/2" x 1" Provenance: Allan Stone Collection, New York; Exhibited: American Federation of Arts, New York, Patriotic Images in American Art, October 1968 - October 1969, cat. no. 3; Robert Arneson: A Retrospective, Des Moines, Iowa, Des Moines Art Center, Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museumand Sculpture Garden, and Portland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum, February - September, 1986 (exhibited as Two Bit Artist); Published: Robert Arneson: A Retrospective. Des Moines: Des Moines Art Center, 1986. p. 32 illus. cat. no. 10. (asTwo-Bit Artist)
Sale Price: $2,500
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Professionally restored break. Older, repaired break or firing line (possibly done by artist). Some chips and flecks around outer and back edge.