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A Leo Castelli crystal

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A Leo Castelli crystal
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


Did this piece come with paperwork or a tag also stating it is by Leo Castelli?


Expert:  LadyTanya65 replied 1 year ago.

Hello,my name is***** am a certified appraiser and would be happy to help you.

You have an exquisite crystal piece. Here is a link to the artist Leo Castelli biography

The crystal statue you have I can see in the photos it is clearly marked on the bottom of the side. The value on this is $4200-4500.00 in today's market and could bring a much higher price at auction in front of the right audience. For insurance purposes the value is $6500.00. If you can keep it, it is a piece that will only increase over time. The color and clarity is amazing and the statue is brilliant. If you have providence on the piece that will only add to the value and if you have no paperwork but can write out everything you know about it, that does help. Where you got it , from whom, how long you have had the item things of this nature that a person can trace and connect to the artist.

Thank you for sharing this piece with us it is a wonderful piece. If I may be of further service please let me know I am always happy to help.

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Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


Leo Castelli was a famous gallerist, whom I knew. He was not an artist and this is not his work at all.

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Expert:  LadyTanya65 replied 1 year ago.

JUST checking up to see if I may be of further help. Please let me know I am happy to help always,.