15 juin 2018

Lucie Rie Leads Bonhams Ceramics Sale Of Renowned 20th-Century Studio Potters

Lot 154AR. Dame Lucie Rie (British, Austrian 1902-1995), An Early Vienna-Period Vase, circa 1935; height 16cm, painted 'L.R.G. Wien'. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 34,000 - 57,000). Courtesy Bonhams. LONDON - An early Vienna-Period Vase, circa 1935, by Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995), leads Bonhams Decorative Arts and Contemporary Ceramics sale on Wednesday 20 June in the Knightsbridge saleroom. The vase, with an estimate of £30,000-50,000, is offered in a sale that features world-famous 20th-century studio potters –... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2017

Seven Ceramics of Dame Lucie Rie at Sotheby's London, 13 sept. 2017

Lot 141. Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995), Large 'Knitted' Bowl, impressed with Artist's seal, stoneware with an inlaid manganese and grey glaze, height: 12cm.; 5in. diameter: 31.5cm.; 12½in. Executed circa 1980. Estimate £15,000 - £25,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired directly from the Artist by the present owner, 12th August 1981 Together with a copy of the original purchase receipt. Lot 132. Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995), Yellow Footed Bowl with Bronzed... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2017

Majestic portrait of The Queen sets record as Made in Britain Totals £2.6 million

Lot 40. Chris Levine (B. 1960), Lightness of Being, 2004. Unique pigment print, flush-mounted to aluminium. Signed and dated 12 in pencil and with the photographer's blindstamp in the lower margin, image: 128.3 by 102.3cm.; 50¼ by 40¼in.; sheet: 138 by 110cm.; 54⅓ by 43¼in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 187,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Made in Britain sale in London today soared past pre-sale expectations to realise a total of £ 2,605,752 (est. £1.3-2... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2017

Rare Leighton bronze doubles estimate at Bonhams Important Design Sale

  Lot 32. Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton P.R.A., R.W.S. (British, 1830-1896): An important bronze figure of An Athlete Wrestling a Python, on rectangular naturalistic base, signed, dated and numbered to one side F. LEIGHTON 1877 XXIV, and inscribed to the base verso PUBD BY ERNEST BROWN & PHILLIPS AT THE LEICESTER GALLERIES, LEICESTER SQUARE, LONDON., brown patina, the underside with number 1, 52.5cm high. Estimate £50,000-80,000. Sold for £106,250 (€124,254). Photo: Bonhams. ... [Lire la suite]