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Carl Sorensen
American, fl. 1900–1940
Wild Boar, ca. 1900-1930
Cast Bronze
H. 4 5/8 in. x W. 3 in. x L. 5 1/2 in.
Metz 311

Carl Sorenson, working in Philadelphia at the turn of the century, was noted for his Arts-and-Crafts-style metalwork. He often worked in copper, making hand-hammered desk accessories and decorative pieces easily recognized by their verdigris patina. His small bronzes are rarer, and they are marked on the base with the typical “CS” bronze mark and “Carl Sorensen” in script. Sorensen went on to design for Tiffany in the 1920s and 30s, but information on his subsequent career is lacking.

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