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1936 Original Oscar® Awarded to Richard Day

1936 Original Oscar® Awarded to Richard Day

Item Description:

Academy Award® presented to Richard Day for Best Art Direction at the 8th Academy Awards® in 1936. Art director Richard Day was nominated for 20 Academy Awards® from 1930 to 1970 and won seven, including for his work on 'The Dark Angel', 'A Streetcar Named Desire' in 1951 and 'On the Waterfront' in 1954. The figure and film reel, composed of gold-plated britannium measures approximately 10 inches tall and the total height is 11.75 inches. The pedestal's diameter measures 5.25 inches. The Oscar® statuette award weighs 8 pounds, 2 ounces. There is some tarnishing, mainly to the leg areas. Overall VG-EX/EX condition. Payment via wire transfer only, no exceptions. Provenance: Formerly the personal collection of Robert Osborne, then by descent through family of Mr. Osborne. Each item or lot purchased is accompanied by a Letter of Provenance from the family of Robert Osborne that bears Mr. Osborne’s personal embossed seal. There is no transfer of copyright for republication or reproduction of any photographs, negatives or prints when you purchase them. If lot is absent of a condition report a condition report may be requested via email. Condition report is provided as an opinion only and is no guarantee as grading can be subjective. Buyer must view photographs or scans to assist in determining condition and ask further questions if so desired. We ship most items in this auction in house and gladly combine shipping if possible of multiple items. For those interested in attending this auction in person the closest airport is the Spokane International Airport (GEG). The Spokane airport is approximately 35-40 minutes driving distance from our gallery. Hotel recommendations can be provided by phone or email.

$ 40000.00 ( Sold Price )



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