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"Kangaroo Bird" Hand painted cast resin sculture by Dr. Seuss

"Kangaroo Bird"

Dr. Seuss

Title:
"Kangaroo Bird"

Collection:
Unorthodox Taxidermy

Sculpture Dimensions:
22.5" x 9.5" x 17.5"

Sculpture Medium:
Hand-Painted Cast Resin Sculpture

Edition Size:
850

Condition:
Excellent

Purchased Year:
2006

Purchased from:
Gallery

Certificate:
Yes

Certificate
Issued By:
Publisher

 
Asking Price:
$4,000.00

 
SOLD

Estate signed:
Back of neck




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"Kangaroo Bird"

Dr. Seuss

Title:
"Kangaroo Bird"

Collection:
Unorthodox Taxidermy

Sculpture Dimensions:
22.5" x 9.5" x 17.5"

Sculpture Medium:
Hand-Painted Cast Resin Sculpture

Edition Size:
850

Condition:
Excellent

Purchased Year:
2006

Purchased from:
Gallery

Certificate:
Yes

Certificate
Issued By:
Publisher

 
Asking Price:
$4,000.00

 
SOLD

Estate signed:
Back of neck




Make an Offer / Ask A Question

(You must be registered to submit an offer or ask a question. Please register HERE first)











"Kangaroo Bird" Hand painted cast resin sculture by Dr. Seuss

Adapted posthumously from the original 1930s plaster, beak, and oil on wood mount sculpture.

Dr. Seuss’s original Kangaroo Bird appeared on the December 19, 2005 “Wild Things” episode of Antiques Roadshow. Fourteen years earlier, a woman had paid $60 for it as part of a “box lot.” Thinking it might be a Seuss sculpture she wrote to Ted and sent photos. He wrote a terrific letter back. Here is what the appraiser says: “That’s right. He actually authenticated his own sculpture, which I think is just amazing. Here, he talks about how it was something he created in the late 1930s. I’ve never seen anything like it...”