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Estate of iconic Hawaii sculptor up for auction

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The estate of the late Chuck Watson past president of Hawaiian Dredging company, sculptor and developer will go up for auction this Saturday.

Many replicas of iconic sculptures will be auctioned off as well as jewelry and paintings.

 Chuck Watson was best known for his sculptures; of the "net mender" at King and Kapiolani, "Dolphins" at Sea Life Park, "To the ninth degree" UH school of business, "Earth flower" at the Blaisdell Center, and "Mahiole" at the Halekulani Gatehouses. 

Many of the sculpture replicas were the original commissioned piece made of red marble or Hawaiian granite, most stand between 12" to 18" high.  There are dozens of other pieces made by Chuck Watson consisting of bronze, metal and wood.

Pieces such as "canoe paddler", "seahorse", "Tapa Pounder", "Pueo", also the bronze "Crabs" that were once at the Ala Moana Shopping center.  The Famous "Abacus" standing 10' tall, the "Three Kings" 10' high sculpted from the Kahuku Sugar Mill metal and the "Warrior" standing 8' high will also be available at auction. 

Many original paintings from famous local artists such as, Jack Lord, Hawaii Five-0, a rare Jean Charlot, Peter Hayword, Satoru Abe, Dong Kingman and more. 

Preview for the auction items will take place Friday June 29th from 2pm-5pm and Saturday June 30th from 8am-10am  at the Watson Estate 271 Kaelepulu Drive. 

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