1981 JIM PONTER FINE PEWTER STATUE "THE FUR TRAPPER
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Sold Date: 03/15/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
You are bidding on an excellent to mint condition "THE FUR TRAPPER" , a brave mountain man in search of beaver furs and other fortunes. A fine piece of pewter sculpture made by acclaimed sculptor and artist Jim Ponter , whose works include sculptures, paintings, illustrations, coins, just to name a few. His works are now in the official collection of The Western Heritage Museum. Incredibly realistic and detailed, and makes an impressive display.
The piece has a lot of very fine detail and I hope my photos do it justice. What a great collectible for any western or history fan. The official issue piece was manufactured by the Franklin Mint. It is a first of a numbered run and limited edition and is number 1149/4500. This detailed work of art stands approx. 10” tall, 7” wide and 4” deep. It weighs 6lbs. 6 oz, and has been kept in a glass case since purchased new by a family member. These are rare and hard to find in this condition.
The bottom of the piece is engraved The Fur Trapper by Jim Ponter Fine Pewter (c)The Western Heritage Museum 1981 1149/4500
This is a very heavy piece. Wrapped you are looking at 7 lbs. Shipping will be $16.95 and this includes insurance. Please ask any questions before bidding. Sale is final but please review my feedback rating and . Payment must be received within 3 days of close of auction. I ship within one business day of receipt of payment, often on the same day.
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