Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Louis Armstrong/W.C. Handy Pair of Bust Statues by Paul Wegner (1989/92). Two incredible statues bearing the likenesses of two of the most important figures in the history of Jazz and Blues: Louis Armstrong and W.C. Handy! Each is depicted with their signature instrument - the trumpet. The base of the Armstrong bust is etched with the numbers "165/250," and the base of the Handy sculpture bears his nickname, "Father of the Blues," with the numbers "93/175" etched into the back. Each cast in bronze, coated in glossy paint. Measurements - Armstrong: 25" x 15" x 7"/ Handy: 21" x 18" x 18". Both in Fine condition. From the David Gest Memorabilia Archive.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 765

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 December 8 Winter Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - New York Luxury Accessories - New York.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This is the most impressive book I have ever seen!
    Daniel R.,
    Rockville, MD
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 July 20 - 21 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 July 20 - 21 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,928,612