February 18-28, 2021 Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction

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1 PABLO PICASSO Fish subject

1952 Turned pitcher of red earthenware clay, decoration in engobes From an edition of 500 Madoura Inscribed “Edition Picasso Madoura” and stamped “Edition Picasso” and “Madoura Plein Feu” to underside Ramié #139 5.25” x 8.125” x 3.125” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian Literature: Pablo Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works 19471971. A. Ramié. 1988. #139.

$3,000–5,000

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2 PABLO PICASSO Bird No. 96

1963 Round plate of white earthenware clay, decoration in engobe and enamel under partial brushed glaze, black patina From an edition of 150 Madoura Ramié #488 10” diameter; Case: 13.25” x 13.25” x 6.25” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian Literature: Pablo Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works 19471971. A. Ramié. 1988. #488.

$3,000–5,000

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3 PABLO PICASSO Bull

1952 Turned round ashtray of white earthenware clay, oxidized paraffin decoration, white enamel From an edition of 500 Madoura Ramié #177 2” x 6” diameter; Case: 9.25” x 9.25” x 6.125” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian Literature: Pablo Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works 19471971. A. Ramié. 1988. #177.

$1,200–1,800

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4 PABLO PICASSO Figure

1929 Lithograph on Japon Impérial paper Artist’s proof aside from the edition of 300 Published by Auguste Blaizot et Fils, Paris; printed by Duchâtel, Paris Signed in graphite lower right; signed and dated “Picasso Mai XXIX” in plate; stamped “H.M.P.” by the Estate of Henri Petiet and inscribed “B96” in graphite sheet verso Image: 9.25” x 5.375”; Sheet: 16” x 11.375”; Frame: 20.5” x 16.5” Provenance: Ambroise Vollard, Paris, France; The Collection of Henri Marie Petiet, Paris, France (acquired directly from the above, 1940); Galerie Maximillian, Aspen, Colorado; Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired directly from the above, 1999) Literature: Picasso Lithographs. F. Mourlot. 1970. #XXVI.; Pablo Picasso: Catalogue of the Printed Graphic Work 1904-1967. Vol I. G. Bloch. 1968. #96.; Pablo Picasso The Illustrated Books: Catalogue Raisonné. P. Cramer, et al. 1983. #17.

$7,000–10,000

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5 MARCEL DUCHAMP Coffee Mill

1947 Etching on paper #121 of 200 Signed lower left in plate; edition lower left; retains unknown information label frame verso The etching was apparently made by Jacques Villon after Marcel Duchamp’s 1911 painting Moulin à Café. The etching was printed in 1947 with a limited edition reprinting of 455 for Du Cubisme. There was a subsequent edition of 200 from the cancelled plate. Image: 7” x 3”; Sheet (vis.): 8” x 4.25”; Frame: 14.375” x 12.625”

$1,500–2,000

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6 HARRY BERTOIA Untitled

c. 1940 Monoprint on paper Inscribed “Bertoia 1940” frame backing board verso Image/sheet: 6.25” x 8.5”; Frame: 9” x 11” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired through Los Angeles Modern Auction, Van Nuys, California, May 19, 2013, lot 53) Literature: Harry Bertoia, Printmaker. J.K. Nelson. 1988. 58-60 for similar examples.

$3,000–4,000

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7 ROBERTO SEBASTIAN MATTA Untitled

1955 Crayon on paper Signed, dated, and inscribed “a Gloria” lower right Composition: 11” x 6.125”; Sheet: 14.5” x 9.75” Provenance: From the collection of James Byrnes, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, March 6, 2011, lot 19)

$6,000–8,000

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8 ROBERTO SEBASTIAN MATTA New View

1996 Carborundum etching on handmade paper #22 of 125 Published by Nordstamp Fine Art, Buford Initialed lower right; edition lower left Image/sheet: 43.25” x 38.5”; Frame: 52.625” x 47.875”

$5,000–7,000

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9 KAREL APPEL Untitled

1980 Oil stick on cover of Karel Appel: Works on Paper Signed and dated to spine of book 15.5” x 12” x 1.375”

$5,000–7,000

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10 LUCIA STERN

Brush Drawing XIV 1958 Mixed-media on paper Signed and dated lower right; titled and dated to two unknown information labels frame verso Composition: 7.875” x 9.5”; Sheet (vis.): 8.25” x 11.25”; Frame: 12.75” x 15.75”

$1,500–2,000

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11 LUCIA STERN Untitled

N.d. Mixed-media collage on paper Signed lower left Composition: 17.5” x 10.75”; Sheet (vis.): 19” x 12”; Frame: 23.375” x 16.375”

$1,500–2,000

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12 JOSÉ MILNER CAJAHUARINGA Color Flotante, 24 1966 Oil on canvas Signed lower right edge of canvas; dated lower left; signed, titled, dated, and inscribed “Lima - Peru” canvas verso Canvas: 33.5” x 27.375”; Frame: 34” x 28.25”

$3,000–5,000

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13 OSKAR FISCHINGER

Dark Purple (Nocturnal) 1959-1960 Oil on linen Retains Los Llanos Gallery label frame verso; inscribed “#673” twice in red ink to canvas overlap and verso Linen (vis.): 31.625” x 39.5”; Frame: 38” x 46” Provenance: Elfriede Fischinger, Los Angeles, California; Gordon Shwayder Rosenblum, Lakewood, Colorado (acquired directly from the above, c. 1982); Thence by descent

$5,000–7,000

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14 JOHN LEVEE April III

1965 Oil and sand on canvas Signed and dated lower left edge of canvas; signed, titled, and dated canvas verso; retains Esther Robles Gallery and unknown label to canvas stretcher bars verso 71.25” x 60.25” Provenance: From a Southern California museum

$4,000–6,000

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15 LEE MULLICAN Untitled

1982 Ceramic plate Signed, dated, and inscribed “Taos” and “Cartoon, There” to underside 10.75” diameter Provenance: From the collection of James Byrnes, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, March 6, 2011, lot 24)

$500–700

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16 BEATRICE WOOD Bottle

N.d. Luster glazed ceramic Studio Signed “Beato” to underside; retains unknown label inscribed “M-29” to underside 7.625” x 6.5” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Sotheby’s, New York, New York, June 4, 2001, lot 197) Literature: Gilded Vessel: The Lustrous Art and Life of Beatrice Wood. G. Clark. 2001. 17 for a similar example illustrated.

$1,500–2,000

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17 BEATRICE WOOD Plate

N.d. Luster glazed earthenware Studio Signed “B” to underside Together with a Laura Andreson glazed earthenware bowl Plate: 1” x 7.25” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Bonhams, Los Angeles, California, April 4, 2007, lot 1302)

$700–900

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18 MARY CORSE Untitled

2001 Acrylic and glass microspheres on paper Signed and dated in graphite sheet verso Composition: 7.75” x 18.75”; Sheet: 15” x 26.25” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (gifted directly by the artist, c. 2002)

$15,000–20,000

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19 LARRY BELL

Fraction #4140; Fraction #4962; Fraction #4771 (3) 1998-1999 Mixed-media collages with aluminum and silicon monoxide on watercolor paper Each signed and dated in graphite lower center sheet; each titled and dated frame verso Sheets each: 10.25” x 10”; Frames each: 13.5” x 13.5”

$4,000–6,000

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20 DENNIS BYNG

Vertical Bars Lt Green, Blue, Yellow 1969 Acrylic and lucite Signed and dated “1-1-69” to underside 19.5” x 4” x 3.25” Provenance: Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, New York; Private Collection; The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Wright, Chicago, Illinois, September 27, 2012, lot 413) Exhibited: “Dennis Byng: Plexiglas Sculptures,” Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, September 9-27, 1969

$1200–1,800,

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21 VASA (VELIZAR MIHICH) Untitled (#2541)

1985 Laminated cast acrylic Etched “#2541 Vasa 1985” near base 41.75” x 11” x 4” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Bonhams, Los Angeles, California, September 29, 2009, lot 1254)

$3,000–5,000

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22 VASA (VELIZAR MIHICH) Triangle

1984 Laminated cast acrylic Retains etched signature and date near base 15.5” x 20” x 2.75” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian

$1,200–1,800

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23 LINDA STARK

Variegated Green Weave 1992 Oil on canvas over panel Initialed and dated verso; titled to canvas overlap verso 13.5” x 14.375” x 2” Provenance: Sue Spaid Fine Art, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 1992) Exhibited: “In Plain Sight: Abstract Painting in Los Angeles,” The Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, September 9-October 30, 1994; “Linda Stark: Runaway Love,” Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, September 7-October 27, 2002

$2,000–3,000

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24 LINDA STARK Visitation

1998 Oil on canvas over panel Signed, initialed, titled, and dated verso; initialed and dated to canvas overlap verso 12” x 12” x 1.75” Provenance: Sue Spaid Fine Art, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 1998)

$3,000–5,000

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25 KEVIN APPEL

Open House Study 4 2001 Acrylic on paper Retains Kerlin Gallery label frame verso Composition/sheet: 22.75” x 30”; Frame: 25.625” x 33” Provenance: Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 2001)

$1,000–1,500

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26 KEVIN APPEL

House Plan 2 (Green) 1999 Acrylic on paper Retains Angles Gallery label frame verso Composition: 19” x 26.625”; Sheet: 22” x 29.75”; Frame: 25.625” x 33.125” Provenance: Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 1999) Exhibited: “Against Design,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, February 5-April 16, 2000; “Trespassing: Houses x Artists,” Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, August 31, 2002-January 4, 2003

$1,000–1,500

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27 KEVIN SULLIVAN

Who’s Next With Orange Juice 1991 Oil on canvas Signed, titled, and dated canvas verso; signed and inscribed “#48” to canvas stretcher bar verso; retains Jose Freire Fine Art exhibition label verso 48” x 48” Exhibited: “Real Tears,” San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, February 28-April 10, 1992; “Kevin Sullivan,” Jose Freire Fine Art, New York, January 30-February 20, 1993

$5,000–7,000

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28 AMY SILLMAN R & E; O & N (2)

2007 Etching and aquatints on paper #9 of 20; #10 of 20 Published and printed by Crown Point Press, San Francisco Each signed and dated in graphite lower right margin beneath image; edition lower left; each retains publisher’s and printer’s blind stamps lower right edge of sheet Images each: 26” x 20”; Sheets each: 35” x 28”; Frames each: 39.25” x 32.25”

$1,500–2,000

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29 ROBERT NATKIN Untitled

1979 Acrylic on canvas Signed lower right edge of canvas; stamped “837/Robert Natkin/1979” and “Natkin” to canvas stretcher bars verso; retains artist addressed label canvas stretcher bar verso Canvas: 48” x 43”; Frame: 49” x 44” Provenance: Private Collection, San Francisco, California (gifted directly by the artist); Thence by descent

$4,000–6,000

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30 ROBERT NATKIN Untitled

c. 1975 Acrylic on paper Signed in graphite lower left in composition Composition: 23.75” x 16.5”; Sheet: 26.375” x 19.875”; Frame: 32.625” x 24.75” Provenance: Private Collection, San Francisco, California (gifted directly by the artist); Thence by descent

$1,000–1,500

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31 GUY DILL

Untitled (from the Spanish Mirror Series) 1988-1989 Welded, painted steel 91” x 20.25” x 18” This work is being sold to fund new artwork for UCLA’s hospitals, medical centers, and clinics, along with much needed repairs and upkeep of artwork in the collection. Provenance: James Corcoran, Los Angeles, California; UCLA Health (gifted directly from the above)

$4,000–6,000

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32 FLETCHER BENTON

Folded Circle Ring Maquette 1984 Bronze Signed, dated, and inscribed “Fletcher Benton” 5.75” x 4” x 4.75” (including base)

$1,500–2,000

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33 EMIL ALZAMORA Spool

2009 Resin-bonded aluminum #1 of 4 Impressed signature, date, and edition to base Together with certificate of authenticity from The Glass Garage Fine Art Gallery 41.5” x 10” x 10” (including base) Provenance: The Glass Garage Fine Art Gallery, West Hollywood, California; Private Collection, Woodland Hills, California (acquired directly from the above, 2011)

$10,000–15,000

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34 ROBERT GRAHAM

Julie Ann (from Eight Figures Series) 1993 Individually cast bronze with unique patina From the unnumbered edition, each with unique patina or hand painted Together with copy of invoice from Hunsaker/Schlesinger dated October 7, 1993 19.5” x 4.75” x 4.5”; 59” x 18” diameter (including base) Provenance: Hunsaker/Schlesinger Associates, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Paso Robles, California (acquired directly from the above, 1993) Literature: Robert Graham: Eight Statues. M. McClure. 1994. #5.

$12,000–15,000

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35 RICHARD DIEBENKORN

Seated Woman Drinking From a Cup 1965 Lithograph on paper #87 of 100 Published by Original Press, San Francisco; printed by Joseph Zirker, San Francisco Initialed and dated lower right margin beneath image; edition lower left; retains publisher’s and printer’s blind stamps lower right edge of sheet Image: 28” x 20.5”; Sheet: 30.125” x 22.25”; Frame: 38.25” x 30.25”

$5,000–7,000

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36 RUTH WADDY

The Children (7) 1973 Linocuts on paper Each signed and dated “5-1973” in graphite lower right; each retains dedicated inscription with day of the week lower left and inscribed “lino-cut” in graphite lower center sheet Image/sheets each: 18” x 12” Ruth Waddy was an artist, activist, and advocate for the African American art community. In 1962, she founded the group Art West Associated, and in 1969 she co-edited the two-volume series Black Artists on Art with Dr. Samella S. Lewis, which was a landmark work amplifying the voices of contemporary African American artists working in America at the time. She has exhibited at venues including UCLA, Womanspace, and the California African American Museum. Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist)

$6,000–8,000

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37 PAUL WONNER Untitled (Nude)

c. 1961 Watercolor on paper Signed lower left Composition/sheet: 11.75” x 17.875”; Frame: 18.5” x 24.75” Provenance: Richard Dorso; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, October 9, 2011, lot 55)

$5,000–7,000

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38 SOL LEWITT

Untitled (Woman) c. 1958 Oil on canvas Canvas: 43.75” x 31.75”; Frame: 44.5” x 32.5” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist); Thence by descent

$5,000–7,000

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39 SOL LEWITT Untitled

c. 1960 Oil on canvas Canvas: 36.75” x 36.75”; Frame: 37.5” x 37.5” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist); Thence by descent

$12,000–18,000

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40 SAM FRANCIS

Michel Waldberg: Poèmes dans le ciel 1986 The complete portfolio of six lithographs on Rives BFK paper #L of L Co-published by Philosophie des Arts and Francis Delille, Paris; printed by Desjobert, Paris Each signed in graphite lower right; edition lower center This work is from the edition of examples numbered I/L to L/L in Roman numerals. There was also a special edition of 26 examples numbered A/Z to Z/Z and 100 examples numbered in Arabic numerals Together with original portfolio case Image/sheets each: 29.875” x 22”; Portfolio case: 31” x 22.75” x 1” Literature: The Prints of Sam Francis: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1960-1990. 1st ed. Vol. I. C. Lembark. 1992. #L268L273.

$8,000–12,000

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41 FREDERICK HAMMERSLEY Outside

1950 Lithograph on paper in artist’s frame Printed by the artist Retains L.A. Louver Gallery and artist’s label inscribed “Outside/3 x 3”/#33B/stage 2/29 Jan 1950/ litho/1/9 - white/9 misc col” frame verso; inscribed “fin framing 6 mar 94” frame verso Image/sheet: 3” x 3”; Mat (vis.): 3.25” x 3.25”; Frame: 8.125” x 8.125” Provenance: Private Collection, Albuquerque, New Mexico (acquired directly from the artist)

$3,000–5,000

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42 JORGEN KASTHOLM Three-seat sofa designed 1963 Model no. BO-563 Bo-Ex Together with Preben Fabricius 32.5” x 87.5” x 27.5” Literature: Danish Chairs. N. Oda. 1999. 197 for variation.; Danish Modern. A. Hollingsworth. 2009. 59 for variation.

$5,000–7,000

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43 GINO SARFATTI Triennale lamp designed c. 1956 Arteluce Stamped “Made Italy” to top of stem and ink stenciled “Made in Italy” to underside of base 63.75” x 36” x 36.5” (adjustable) Literature: Miller’s 20th Century Design: The Definitive Illustrated Sourcebook. J. Miller. 2009. 208 for similar example illustrated.; 1000 Lights: 1879 to 1959. P. Fiell. 2005. 473 for similar example illustrated.

$2,500–3,500

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44 LE CORBUSIER

Chaise lounge

designed 1928; this example produced later Model no. LC4 Manufacturer unknown Designed together with Pierre Jeanneret & Charlotte Perriand 31” x 62” x 22” (adjustable) Literature: Sourcebook of Modern Furniture. 3rd ed. J. Habegger. 2005. 36.; Sitting on the Edge: Modernist Design from the Collection of Michael and Gabrielle Boyd. San Francisco Museum of Art exh. cat. 1998. Pl. 24, 157.

$1,500–2,000

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45 AFTER A DESIGN BY LE CORBUSIER Two-seat sofas (2) produced c. 1997 Model no. LC5 Gordon International Each retains manufacturer’s labels to underside Designed together with Pierre Jeanneret & Charlotte Perriand Each: 27.75” x 54” x 28.625”

$1,500–2,000

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46 LIU JIANHUA

Untitled (from The Painted Sculpture Series - Merriment) 2002 Glazed porcelain Signed in Chinese, stamped with two artist’s seals, and dated “2002.6” to underside; retains unknown information label in Chinese to underside Together with storage box 8.5” x 14.5” x 11.75” Provenance: Plum Blossoms Gallery, New York, New York; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 2005)

$8,000–12,000

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47 PIERO FORNASETTI Group (8)

c. 1970 Various mediums Head sculpture and hand vase each retain manufacturer’s label; plates each retain manufacturer’s mark and inscribed “Fornasetti-Milano/Made in Italy” to underside Comprised of head sculpture, hand vase, one plate from the Astrolabio series, one plate from the Sezione di Frutta series; two posters to an exhibition in Germany in 1962 and 1963, and two posters for a show in London in 1958 One poster is framed Various dimensions Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Christie’s, London, United Kingdom, September 30, 2009, lot 334) Literature: Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams. P. Mauriès. 1991. 228.; Fornasetti: The Complete Universe. M. Casadio. 2010. 242, 243, 614, and 615.

$2,000–3,000

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48 PIERO FORNASETTI

Serie Zodiaci plates (12) designed 1963-1974 Perugia Each retains manufacturer’s label inscribed “Serie Zodiaci/Piatto specialmente eseguito da Piero Fornasetti per Perugia/Via Hoepli/ Milano/Per il (date)/Fornasetti Milano/Made in Italy” and number of month to underside Each: 1” x 8.375” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Sotheby’s, London, United Kingdom, April 5, 2006, lot 302)

$1,000–1,500

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49 PIERO FORNASETTI

Hands and Butterflies vase designed 1940 S.A.L.I.R. Inscribed “Fornasetti” and “S.A.L.I.R.” near base 12” x 7.375” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian Literature: Fornasetti: Designer of Dreams. P. Mauriès. 1998. 48-49.; Piero Fornasetti: One Hundred Years of Practical Madness. G.Q. Curzio. 2013. 159.; Fornasetti: The Complete Universe. M. Casadio. 2010. 292-293.

$4,000–6,000

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50 CHARLOTTA WESTERGREN

Midsommar Fortrollning (Midsummer Magic) 2003 Oil and car enamel on aluminum Signed and dated verso; retains Mary Goldman Gallery label verso 20” x 48” Provenance: Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 2003)

$4,000–6,000

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51 DAMIEN HIRST

Ring-a-Ring of Roses (from In a Spin, the Action of the World on Things I) 2002 Etching on 350gsm Hahnemühle paper From an edition of 68 Published by Paragon Press, London; printed by Hope (Sufferance) Press, London Signed in graphite lower right edge of sheet; signed and titled to plate in reverse in image Image: 4.75” diameter; Sheet: 36” x 28”; Frame: 38.125” x 30.125 Provenance: Galerie Maximillian, Aspen, Colorado; Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired directly from the above, 2004)

$1,500–2,000

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52 RAYMOND PETTIBON

No Title (spaceship with planets) 1998 Hand-colored lithograph with unique text on paper #XI of XII Printed by Hamilton Press, Venice Signed in graphite lower margin beneath image; edition inscribed in Roman numerals lower left; retains Hamilton Press blind stamp lower left Image: 20.25” x 37.5”; Sheet: 22.375” x 40”

$5,000–7,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

53 JAMES ROSENQUIST Space Dust

1989 20-color colored pressed paper pulp work with lithography collage elements on white Rives BFK adhered to handmade white TGL paper #32 of 56 Published and printed by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mt. Kisco Signed and dated lower right edge of sheet; titled with edition lower left; retains Tyler Graphics blind stamp lower right Image/sheet: 66.5” x 105.25”; Frame: 69.25” x 108” Literature: Time Dust: James Rosenquist Complete Graphics: 1962-1992. C. Glenn. 1993. 120-121, #219.

$10,000–15,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

54 LARI PITTMAN

This Landscape, Beloved and Despised, Continues Regardless; This Recipe, Beloved and Despised, Continues Regardless; This Desire, Beloved and Despised, Continues Regardless (3) 1989 Lithograph and screenprints on paper #23 of 45 Published and printed by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles Each signed and dated in graphite lower right edge of sheet; edition lower left; each retains Cirrus Editions blind stamp lower left Image/sheets each: 44” x 38” (or alternate orientation) Literature: Made in LA: The Prints of Cirrus Editions. B. Davis. 1995. 334-335.

$4,000–6,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

55 TONY FITZPATRICK

Richard Drinking in the City 1998 Graphite on paper Initialed and dated in graphite lower left in composition; retains Bill Maynes Gallery label frame verso Composition/sheet: 9” x 5.75”; Frame: 15.75” x 12.25” This work is being sold to fund new artwork for UCLA’s hospitals, medical centers, and clinics, along with much needed repairs and upkeep of artwork in the collection. Provenance: James Corcoran, Los Angeles, California; UCLA Health (gifted directly from the above)

$1,000–1,500

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

56 DONALD BAECHLER

Red Line Drawing #42 1991 Mixed-media on paper Initialed, dated, and inscribed “42” in graphite lower right edge of sheet; signed, titled, and dated sheet verso; inscribed “42” sheet verso Composition/sheet: 27” x 20.75”

$4,000–6,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

57 YOSHITOMO NARA

Backwards Forwards 2012 Color woodcut on Japon paper #20 of 50 Co-published by Pace Editions, New York and Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo Signed in graphite lower right edge of sheet; dated lower center; edition lower left Image/sheet: 16.625” x 11.5”; Frame: 19.25” x 14.125” Provenance: Galerie Maximillian, Aspen, Colorado; Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired directly from the above, 2016)

$25,000–35,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

58 KAWS (BRIAN DONNELLY)

No Future Companion (Silver Chrome) designed 2008 Silver chrome coated metal #354 of 500 Medicom Toy Corporation

Retains stamped label “OriginalFake/Medicom Toy 2008” with designer names and edition Designed together with Hajime Sorayama 12.5” x 9.5” x 9”

$8,000–12,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

59 ERNEST TROVA

Study/Falling Man (Figure in Sphere) 1986 Stainless steel #7 of 8 Incised signature and date with edition and artist’s monogram to base 15” x 20.375” x 14.5” Provenance: Lococo-Mulder, St. Louis, Missouri; Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired directly from the above, 2000)

$10,000–15,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

60 ERNEST TROVA

Study/Falling Man (Double Walking Figure) 1986 Stainless steel #6 of 8 Incised signature and date with edition and artist’s monogram to base 23.5” x 27” x 5” Provenance: Lococo-Mulder, St. Louis, Missouri; Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired directly from the above, 2000)

$10,000-15,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

61 YAACOV AGAM Menorah

1979 Gold-plated brass #41 of 47 Etched signature and edition to base 4” x 9” x 1.75” (dimensions variable)

$2,000–3,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

62 LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHE Settee

designed 1930; this example produced later Knoll International Retains manufacturer’s upholstery tag 25.25” x 62.25” x 31.625”

$2,500–3,500

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

63 CHARLES & RAY EAMES

Lounge chair and ottoman (2) designed 1956; these examples produced c. 1980 Model nos. 670 (chair) and 671 (ottoman) Herman Miller Each retains manufacturer’s label to underside Chair: 32” x 33” x 35”; Ottoman: 17” x 25.875” x 21.5” Literature: Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. J. Neuhart. 1989. 206-207.

$1,500–2,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

64 CHARLES & RAY EAMES Leg splints (2) designed 1942 Model no. S2-1790 Evans Products One retains manufacturer’s label to packaging; each inscribed “S21790” One together with original packaging Each: 3.5” x 42.5” x 8” Literature: Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. J. Neuhart. 1989. 32-33.

$500–700

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

65 LA GARDO TACKETT Cookie Jar

designed 1958 Schmid International Inscribed “Designed by Tack/ Schmid International/1958” to underside 13.25” x 10.5” x 8”

$700–900

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

66 SALVADOR TERÁN Cups (6)

designed c. 1952 Brass, tile, and enamel Studio Each marked “Handwrought/Salvador/Hecho en Mexico/421” Each: 3” x 3” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, December 3, 2006, lot 333)

$700–900

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

67 CHARLES WHITE Sound of Silence

1978 Color lithograph on white wove paper #5 of 71 Published by Hand Graphics, Santa Fe Signed and dated in graphite lower edge of sheet; titled with edition lower left; retains publisher’s blind stamp lower right; retains Heritage Gallery label frame verso Image/sheet (vis.): 24.75” x 34.875”; Frame: 35.5” x 44.5” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist)

$8,000–12,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

68 SAM GILLIAM

Untitled (from VOICES: An Artists’ Book) 1991 Mixed-media painting on Buckeye Ltd. paper #41 of 100 Published by The National Conference of Artists, Michigan Chapter, Detroit Signed and dated in graphite lower right; edition lower left This is one of 100 unique works Composition/sheet: 11” x 14” This work is a contribution to VOICES: An Artists’ Book, comprising 23 nationally renowned African-American artists. It was released in a limited edition of 100 books, each containing an original work by these artists. Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist)

$3,000–5,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

69 RICHARD MAYHEW

Landscape (from VOICES: An Artists’ Book) 1989 Watercolor on paper #47 of 100 Published by The National Conference of Artists, Michigan Chapter, Detroit Signed lower right in composition; edition sheet verso This is one of 100 unique works Composition/sheet: 11” x 14” This work is a contribution to VOICES: An Artists’ Book, comprising 23 nationally renowned African-American artists. It was released in a limited edition of 100 books, each containing an original work by these artists. Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist)

$3,000–5,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

70 DAVID DRISKELL

For Malcolm (from VOICES: An Artists’ Book) 1995 Mixed-media and collage on paper mounted to sheet #40 of 100 Published by The National Conference of Artists, Michigan Chapter, Detroit Signed and dated lower left in composition; edition sheet verso; edition mount verso Composition: 4.75” x 6.375”; Sheet: 14” x 11” This work is a contribution to VOICES: An Artists’ Book, comprising 23 nationally renowned African-American artists. It was released in a limited edition of 100 books, each containing an original work by these artists. Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist)

$1,500–2,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

71 PETER ALEXANDER Group (3)

1992 Etchings on paper A, B: #30 of 50; C: Artist’s proof aside from the edition of 150 Published by New City Editions, Venice Each signed and dated in graphite lower right margin beneath image; edition lower left; each retains publisher’s blind stamp lower right edge of sheet Comprised of A: Downey; B: Saugus; and C: Cloverfield Images each: 17.5” x 19.5”; Sheets each: 23” x 24.875”

$2,000–3,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

72 JOE GOODE

Untitled (X-Ray Drawing) 1976 Charcoal powder on paper Signed and dated lower center beneath composition Composition: 20.875” x 29.625”; Sheet: 22” x 30.125”; Frame: 29.125” x 37.375”

$5,000–7,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

73 JOE GOODE Tree #26

1986 Oil on panel and oil on canvas in two parts Signed to stretcher bar of right canvas verso; inscribed “#26” to stretcher bar of left canvas verso Canvas/panel (overall): 51” x 144.25”; Frame: 53” x 146.25” This work is being sold to fund new artwork for UCLA’s hospitals, medical centers, and clinics, along with much needed repairs and upkeep of artwork in the collection. Provenance: James Corcoran, Los Angeles, California; UCLA Health (gifted directly from the above)

$20,000–30,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

74 JOE GOODE Water

1990 Artist’s book of etchings on Japanese paper #20 of 38 Co-published by Sam Francis and The Lapis Press, Los Angeles; printed by Jacob Samuel at The Litho Shop, Inc., Santa Monica Signed in graphite with edition to title page Together with poster and original slip case 18.5” x 13.25” x 1”

$2,000–3,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

75 ED RUSCHA

Group of books (11) 1963-1978 Each signed in blue ink Comprised of Twentysix Gasoline Stations (3rd ed., 1963/1969); Various Small Fires and Milk (2nd ed., 1964/1970); Some Los Angeles Apartments (2nd ed., 1965/1970); Every Building on the Sunset Strip (2nd ed., 1966/1970); Royal Road Test (3rd ed., 1967/1971); Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass (2nd ed., 1968/1976); Real Estate Opportunities (1st ed., 1970); A Few Palm Trees (1st ed., 1971); Records (1st ed., 1971); Colored People (1st ed., 1972); Hard Light (1st ed., 1978) Largest (Royal Road Test): 9.5” x 6.25”; Smallest (Hard Light): 7” x 5.125” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, October 22, 2017, lot 246) Literature: Edward Ruscha: Editions, 1959-1999: Catalogue Raisonné. 1st ed. Vol. II. S. Engberg and C. Phillpot. 1999. #B1, B2, B3, B4, B6, B8, B12, B13, B15, B16, B17.

$10,000–15,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

76 CLAES OLDENBURG

Tea Bag (from 4 on Plexiglas) 1966 Laminated vacuum-formed vinyl, screenprinted vinyl, felt, and Plexiglas with rayon cord #122 of 125 Published by Multiples Inc., New York; printed and fabricated by Knickerbocker Machine & Foundry, Inc., New York Signed with edition in graphite verso Image: 39” x 27.75”; Frame: 39.625” x 28.375” Literature: Printed Stuff, Posters, and Ephemera by Claes Oldenburg: A Catalogue Raisonné. R. Axsom and D. Platzker. 1997. #36.

$5,000–7,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

77 TONY BERLANT Untitled (House)

c. 1990 Metal collage on plywood with steel brads 8.5” x 7.25” x 6” Provenance: Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Private Collection, Las Vegas, Nevada (acquired directly from the above); Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, October 20, 2019, lot 79)

$3,000–5,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

78 JAY PHILLIPS

A Chicago Painting (Pygmalion & Galatea) 1981 Enamel on aluminum Signed, titled, and dated verso 48.75” x 65” x 11”

$2,000–3,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

79 RON FRITTS

Illuminated wall panel c. 1970 GRP (glass-reinforced plastic) and painted vinyl RF Studios Inc. Signed “RFritts” lower right; inscribed “N-401” frame verso; retains RF Studios Inc. label with cleaning instructions for the work affixed to the frame verso 42” x 42” x 10” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Phillips, New York, New York, April 8, 2006, lot 24)

$800–1,200

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

80 ROBERT VENTURI Queen Anne chair designed 1984 Knoll International Retains manufacturer’s label Designed together with Denise Scott Brown 38.5” x 26.625” x 23.75” Literature: Knoll: A Modernist Universe. B. Lutz. 2010. 214-215.; 1000 Chairs. C. Fiell and P. Fiell. 1997. 548-549.

$2,500–3,500

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

81 GAETANO PESCE Vase

designed c. 1995 Fish Design Retains stamped manufacturer’s mark and inscribed “293” to underside 13.125” x 9.625” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Christie’s, New York, New York, March 9, 2005, lot 225)

$800–1,200

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

82 ROBERT LONGO

Untitled (Study for Men in the Cities) 1981 Chromogenic print on Kodak paper Signed lower right margin of sheet Image: 9.25” x 6.25”; Sheet: 10” x 8”; Frame: 16.5” x 14.5” The model in this photograph is actor Eric Bogosian. Provenance: Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above); Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, February 23, 2014, lot 173) Literature: Robert Longo: Men in the Cities: Photographs 1976-1982. R. Prince and C. Sherman. 2009. 67.

$2,000–3,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

83 RICHARD MISRACH

Untitled #1139-03 (from On the Beach series) 2003; printed 2007 Chromogenic print #4 of 5 Signed, titled, and dated with edition on label frame verso Image/sheet: 71” x 90.25”; Frame: 75.5” x 94.625” This work is being sold to fund new artwork for UCLA’s hospitals, medical centers, and clinics, along with much needed repairs and upkeep of artwork in the collection. Provenance: James Corcoran, Los Angeles, California; UCLA Health (gifted directly from the above)

$30,000–50,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

84 MASSIMO VITALI

Madima Ragno d’Oro (Diptych) (from Portfolio of Landscapes and Figures) 2006 Offset lithographs on smooth wove paper From an edition of 120 Published by Steidl Verlag, Göttingen; printed by Gerhard Steidl, Göttingen Each retains unknown information label frame verso Images each: 33.75” x 26”; Sheets each: 35.25” x 27.25”; Frames each: 35” x 27.25”

$3,000–5,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

85 ARNOLD NEWMAN Igor Stravinsky

1946; this example printed later Gelatin silver print Signed with copyright symbol lower right margin beneath image; titled lower left; retains copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp sheet verso Image: 5.875” x 10.875”; Sheet: 11” x 13.875”; Frame: 12.625” x 15.25” Literature: Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection. N. Rifkin, et al. 2000. 180.

$3,000–5,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

86 JULIUS SHULMAN

Whitney R. Smith and A. Quincy Jones, Mutual Housing (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1950 Vintage photograph Retains photographer’s credit stamp verso; inscribed “772-9” verso Image/sheet: 10” x 8” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist, c. 1998); Private Collection, Santa Barbara, California (acquired directly from the above)

$1,500–2,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

87 JULIUS SHULMAN Crestwood Hills

1950 Vintage photograph Retains photographer’s credit stamp verso; inscribed “772-13” verso Image/sheet: 8” x 10” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist, c. 1998); Private Collection, Santa Barbara, California (acquired directly from the above) Illustrated: Crestwood Hills: The Chronicle of a Modern Utopia. C. Buckner. 2015. 70.

$1,500–2,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

88 GERTRUD & OTTO NATZLER Bowl with lip

executed 1955 Velvet blue matte glazed ceramic Studio Signed “Natzler” and retains paper inventory label “G512” Natzler archives identification #G512 7.25” x 9.75” diameter Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, February 21, 2016, lot 298)

$10,000–15,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

89 GERTRUD & OTTO NATZLER Bowl

executed 1956 Mystic blue glaze ceramic Studio Signed “Natzler” and retains paper inventory tag “H341” Natzler archives identification #H341 3.5” x 9.25” diameter Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, October 7, 2012, lot 354) Literature: Form and Fire: Natzler Ceramics 1939-1972. L. Herman. 1973. 108.

$4,000–6,000

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction February 18 - 28, 2021

17508 GERTRUD & OTTO NATZLER Thick-walled tray

executed c. 1945 Ceramic with clear and blue glass fill Studio Signed “Natzler” 1.125” x 4” diameter Provenance: Property from the Leopold and Patricia Hirschfeldt Collection; Thence by descent; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, October 13, 2013, lot 62)

$2,500–3,500

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statement regarding condition of any item, whether it is

bidding platform" or "bidding platform," sometimes referred

such as expert’s fees, attorney’s fees, and other costs.

made orally at the auction, or in writing, or printed in this

to simply as the "app"), including content, functionality,

catalogue, or at any other time shall be deemed to be a

software and/or hardware defects (whether yours or

RIGHTS TO PHOTOGRAPHS All images and text contained

warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. It is

ours). Further, in the event of a malfunction on the bidding

in this catalogue are the sole property of MAI, and may not

the sole responsibility of the buyer to inspect all goods

platform, which is facilitated by a third party company,

be used or reproduced in any medium without the expressed

prior to the sale. We strongly encourage all bidders to

MAI reserves the right to use our discretion in adjusting

written permission of MAI.

request a condition report on any item before bidding and

the auction procedure, including start and closing times,

are advised to bid accordingly with or without inspecting

staggered end times, relisting the lots, etc.

the lots in person prior to participating in the auction.

All electrical items are sold for decorative value only and

of Sale/Notices to Buyers, MAI reserves the right to cancel

should be assumed not to be working. All measurements are

the sale, hold the defaulting buyer liable for the purchase

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approximate.

price and Buyer’s Premium, retain or process any deposit,

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All successful bidders may be notified by phone or email

If the buyer does not comply with all of the Conditions

COLLECTION & STORAGE All lots must be removed from

further notice. In the latter, the defaulting buyer will be held

the auction showroom by 12:00pm (PT) on March 30,

responsible for all incurred expenses, such as warehouse

2021. Purchases not removed by March 30, 2021 will be

and transportation costs, commissions, incidentals, and

assessed daily storage fees of $15 per day per lot. Unless

shall be liable for payment of any deficiency in the purchase

other arrangements are made and confirmed in writing, the

price. This is strictly enforced. We reserve the right to

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Auction

Shannon Loughrey

February 18 - 28, 2021

President

Telephone

Carolina Ivey

323.904.1950

Managing Director

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