January 7-17, 2021 Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction

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MODERN ART & DESIGN Timed Online Only Auction JANUARY 7 - 17, 2021



Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) 16145 Hart Street Van Nuys, CA 91406 Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction: January 7 — 17, 2021 Ending at 12pm (PT)


Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction January 7 - 17, 2021

1 VASA (VELIZAR MIHICH) Untitled (#348)

1992 Laminated cast acrylic Inscribed “#348 Vasa 1992” near base Overall: 74.25” x 14.125” x 14.125” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2008, lot 1151)

$5,000–7,000

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2 VASA (VELIZAR MIHICH) Untitled (4)

1970 Laminated cast acrylic One signed and dated Each: 21” x 4.75” x 3.625” Provenance: The Collection of Colleen Sullivan; The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Sotheby’s, New York, New York, September 21, 2011, lot 43)

$3,000–5,000

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3 SAM FRANCIS

Untitled (from Michel Waldberg: Poèmes dans le ciel) 1986 6-color lithograph on Rives BFK paper #E of Z from the special edition of 26 Published by Philosophie des Arts; Francis Delille, Paris; printed by Desjobert, Paris Signed in graphite lower right in image; edition lower left of center; retains Martin Lawrence Galleries label frame verso This work is from the special edition of 26 examples numbered A/Z to Z/Z. In addition, there were also 150 examples numbered in Arabic numerals and 50 examples numbered in Roman numerals Image/sheet: 29.875” x 22”; Frame: 36.125” x 28.125” Literature: The Prints of Sam Francis: A Catalogue Raisonné, 19601990. 1st ed. Vol. I. C. Lembark. 1992. #L271.

$1,500–2,000

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4 SAM FRANCIS Untitled (2)

1985 Aquatints on Johannot paper Color trial proof aside from the edition of 28; #4 of 28 Published by The Litho Shop, Inc., Santa Monica; printed by Jacob Samuel at the Litho Shop, Inc., Santa Monica Each signed in graphite lower right margin beneath image; edition lower left; each retains publisher’s blind stamp lower right corner Images each: 5.875” x 4.375”; Sheets each: 13” x 10.5”; Frames each: 23.875” x 21.25” Literature: The Prints of Sam Francis: A Catalogue Raisonné, 19601990. 1st ed. Vol. II. C. Lembark. 1992. #I61.

$1,500–2,000

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5 PAUL ALLEN REED #5

1962 Acrylic on canvas Signed, titled, and dated twice canvas verso 36” x 36”

$5,000–7,000

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6 PAUL ALLEN REED #26-D

1965 Acrylic on canvas Signed, titled, and dated twice canvas verso 27” x 21”

$3,000–5,000

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7 EMERSON WOELFFER Untitled

1986 Mixed-media and collage on cardboard Signed and dated in graphite upper right; retains Manny Silverman Gallery and Harcourts Modern and Contemporary Art labels frame verso Composition/cardboard (vis.): 39.625” x 33.625”; Frame: 41.125” x 35.125” Provenance: The estate of Emerson Woelffer

$4,000–6,000

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8 JEROME KIRK

Untitled (Kinetic Sculpture) 1962 Painted aluminum and wire Retains incised signature and date 36” x 30” x 25” (dimensions variable)

$3,000–5,000

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9 OSKAR FISCHINGER

Light-Area (Motion in Space) 1944 Oil on Celotex panel Signed lower right; dated with artist’s cipher lower left; retains Gallery 609 label verso Panel (vis.): 31” x 37.875”; Frame: 33.5” x 40.5” Provenance: Elfriede Fischinger, Los Angeles, California; Gordon Shwayder Rosenblum, Lakewood, Colorado (acquired directly from the above, c. 1982); Thence by descent Exhibited: “Fischinger: A Retrospective of Paintings and Films by Oskar Fischinger 1900-1967,” Gallery 609, Denver, May-June, 1980

$10,000–15,000

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10 GUNTHER GERZSO Untitled

1958 Watercolor on paper Signed and dated lower right edge of sheet Composition/sheet: 12” x 12.75”; Frame: 19” x 20”

$8,000–12,000

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11 KARL BENJAMIN Untitled

1954 Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower right Louis Stern has confirmed the authenticity of this work. It will be included in the catalogue raisonné of the paintings, currently being compiled by Beth Benjamin and Louis Stern Fine Arts Canvas: 20” x 20”; Frame: 22.125” x 22.25”

$25,000–35,000

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12 SOREL ETROG

Study for Yielding 1960 Bronze #2 of 7 Retains stamped signature and edition to base 32.75” x 5” x 5”; 38.75” x 6” x 6” (including base) Provenance: Private Collection, Beverly Hills, California (acquired directly from the artist, 1965) Exhibited: “Sorel Etrog,” Gallery Moos, Toronto, March 19-April 10, 1963; “Sorel Etrog Sculpture,” Rose Fried Gallery, New York, May 7-June 8, 1963

$15,000–20,000

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13 MARTIN BRADLEY Untitled (Children) 1957 Gouache on paper Signed and dated lower left edge of sheet; retains England & Co. label frame verso Composition/sheet: 27.5” x 20.125”; Frame: 37” x 29” Exhibited: “Martin Bradley Paintings: 1950-1970,” England & Co., London, November 10-December 1, 1988

$1,200–1,800

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14 ROY LICHTENSTEIN

St. Macarius Before His Monastery 1951 Watercolor, India ink, and metallic paint on paper Signed lower right sheet; retains Angus Whyte Fine Arts label frame verso Composition/sheet: 12” x 17.75”; Frame: 21.25” x 27” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Montecito, California (acquired directly from the above, 1998) Illustrated: Roy Lichtenstein: das Frühwerk, 1942-1960. E. Busche. 1988. 60, #215.

$12,000–18,000

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15 ROY LICHTENSTEIN

Mirror #6 (from Mirror Series) 1972 4-color lithograph and screenprint on Arjomari paper #8 of 9 artist’s proofs aside from the edition of 80 Published and printed by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles Signed and dated with edition in graphite lower right edge of sheet; retains Gemini G.E.L. blind stamps lower right corner of sheet Gemini G.E.L. #31.40 Image: 32” x 21.875”; Sheet: 40.5” x 29.875”; Frame: 42” x 31.125” Literature: The Prints of Roy Lichtenstein: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1948-1993. 1st ed. M. Corlett. 1994. #111.

$6,000–8,000

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16 ROBERT INDIANA

Die Deutsche Liebe-Hommage à Documenta (German Love) 1997 Color screenprint on paper

#1 of 100 Co-published by the artist and Kunsthaus Lübeck, Lübeck Signed and dated in graphite lower right margin beneath image; edition lower left Image: 18.125” x 18”; Sheet (vis.): 20.5” x 19.5”; Frame: 32.5” x 31.25” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Tajan, Paris, France, November 28, 2012, lot 118)

$1,500–2,000

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17 SISTER MARY CORITA KENT yellow submarine; american sampler (2) 1967; 1969 Screenprints on paper American Sampler signed in graphite upper right edge of sheet Image/sheet (vis.): 22” x 34.5”; Frame: 27” x 39”; Image/sheet: 18.375” x 12.125” Literature: Corita Kent and the Language of Pop. Harvard Art Museums exh. cat. 2015. #71, #82.

$800–1,200

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18 SISTER MARY CORITA KENT Untitled

1985 Watercolor on paper Signed “Corita” lower right edge of sheet; dated “8-30-85-7” sheet verso Composition/sheet: 9.875” x 13”

$1,000–1,500

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19 ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG Sling-Shots Lit #1

1985 12-color lithograph and assemblage with a sailcloth, Mylar, a wooden lightbox, a fluorescent light fixture, aluminum, a moveable window shade system, and Plexiglas bars #23 of 25 Published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles Retains Gemini G.E.L. plaque with facsimile signature with date and edition on lower left side of lightbox Gemini G.E.L. #41.155 84.5” x 38.75” x 12.5” Provenance: Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Venice, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 1997)

$15,000–20,000

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20 ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG

Horsefeathers Thirteen - XI (from Horsefeathers Thirteen Series) 1972; published 1976 7-color offset lithograph, screenprint, collage, and embossing on 300-gram Arches watercolor paper #17 of 85 Published and printed by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles Signed and dated “72” with edition in graphite lower left margin beneath image; retains Gemini G.E.L. blind stamps lower right edge of sheet Gemini G.E.L. #41.71 Image (irreg.): 21.25” x 15.125”; Sheet: 30” x 22.25”; Frame: 30.375” x 22.5”

$1,200–1,800

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21 VARIOUS ARTISTS

S.M.S. Portfolio: A Collection of Original Multiples (Vol. 1-6) (6) 1968 Various mediums Published by the Letter Edged in Black Press, New York Comprised of works by Christo, Marcel Duchamp, Bruce Conner, Joseph Kosuth, Man Ray, Roy Lichtenstein, Bruce Nauman, Bernar Venet, and Mel Ramos, among others Together with 1988 second-pressing of Poppy Nogoods All Night Flight by Terry Riley Various dimensions Literature: S.M.S.: A Collection of Multiples. Davidson Galleries exh. cat. 2008. N.pag.; <em>S.M.S.: A Collection of Multiples. </em>Reinhold-Brown Gallery exh. cat. 1988. N.pag.

$2,500–3,500

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22 CLAES OLDENBURG Wedding Souvenir 1966 Plaster Stamped “Wedding Souvenir/Claes Oldenburg/Los Angeles 1966” to underside 6” x 6.75” x 2.25” Literature: Claes Oldenburg: Multiples in Retrospect, 1964-1990. T. Lawson. 1991. 40, 45, 150.

$3,000–5,000

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23 RICHARD PETTIBONE

S.P. #4455 and Dark Scribble with White Line 1978 Oil on two attached canvases Signed, titled, dated, and inscribed “O.K. #428” to canvas overlap verso; inscribed “O.K. #428 to canvas stretcher bar verso Canvas: 5.75” x 9.75”

$8,000–12,000

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24 SOL LEWITT Untitled

1992 Gouache on paper Signed and dated lower right edge Composition/sheet: 22.125” x 29.75”; Frame: 24.75” x 32” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist); Thence by descent

$25,000–35,000

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25 SOL LEWITT

Untitled (Flowers) 1958 Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower right edge of canvas Canvas: 49.75” x 23.875”; Frame: 50.375” x 24.5” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist); Thence by descent

$5,000–7,000

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26 DOYLE LANE Tiles (10)

executed c. 1965 Glazed ceramic Studio Largest: 5.875” x 3.125” x .5”; Smallest: 5.875” x 1.5” x .5”

$3,000–5,000

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27 DOYLE LANE Tiles (10)

executed c. 1965 Glazed ceramic Studio Largest: 5.75” x 5” x .5”; Smallest: 5.875” x 1.875” x .5”

$3,000–5,000

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28 BEATRICE WOOD

Figural Vessel: Self Portrait executed 1989 Matte glazed earthenware in two parts Studio Titled “Self Porait” and dated to side of vessel; signed and dated “Beato 1989” to underside; retains Garth Clark Gallery Los Angeles paper label numbered “283” to underside 10.5” x 5.5” diameter Provenance: Property from the collection of Charles Grimm and Wayne Kuwada; The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Bonhams, Los Angeles, California, October 3, 2006, lot 2306)

$2,000–3,000

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29 JOEL EDWARDS Vessel

N.d. Glazed ceramic Studio Signed “Edwards” 15.75” x 16” x 8”

$1,500–2,000

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30 PHILIP MOULTHROP Vessels (2)

N.d. Spalted Red Maple Studio Each signed, initialed, and inscribed “Spalted Red Maple/ Acer Rubrum” to underside; one inscribed “8990”; other inscribed “309910” 3.5” x 7” diameter; 9.5” x 6.25” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Bonhams, New York, New York, June 14, 2013, lots 1271 and 1278)

$1,500–2,000

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31 GEORGE NELSON

Comprehensive Storage System designed 1957 Model no. CSS Herman Miller Comprised of five poles, three shelves, a magazine rack, two sliding-door cabinets, a three-drawer cabinet, two flip-top cabinets, a glass sliding-door cabinet, a dropfront cabinet, and two lights Overall: 87.625” x 129.25” x 22.75” Together with Charles & Ray Eames “DKR-2” wire mesh chair Literature: George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher. J. Eisenbrand. 2008. 245.

$3,000–5,000

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32 CHARLES & RAY EAMES

Lounge chair and ottoman (2) designed 1956; these examples produced c. 1971 Model nos. 670 (chair) and 671 (ottoman) Herman Miller Chair retains manufacturer’s label to underside; each retains paper upholstery label to underside Chair: 33” x 33” x 34”; Ottoman: 16.25” x 25.25” x 21” Literature: Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. J. Neuhart. 1989. 206-207.

$4,000–6,000

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33 CHARLES & RAY EAMES Rocking chair

designed 1950; this example produced 1959-1989 Model no. RAR Herman Miller Retains impressed Herman Miller logo and “S” logo to underside; stamped “505142” and “Summit/1/Prime” in black ink to underside 27” x 25” x 26” Provenance: David Cressey, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the designer); Thence by descent Literature: Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. J. Neuhart. 1989. 138-141.; The Herman Miller Collection. Manufacturer cat. 1952. 94.; 1000 Chairs. C. Fiell and P. Fiell. 1997. 276.

$1,500–2,000

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34 KIPP STEWART Custom cabinet executed c. 1960 Custom executed for Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman 80.25” x 64.25” x 18.125” Provenance: Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman, Culver City, California; Thence by descent; Private Collection, California

$5,000–7,000

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35 KURT VERSEN

Flip-top floor lamps (2) designed c. 1940 Kurt Versen, Inc. Each retains molded manufacturer’s mark “NO.1” to underside of base Each: 62” x 16.75” diameter (uplight); 56.5” x 16.75” x 19.625” (downlight)

$2,000–3,000

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36 PAUL EVANS

Cityscape dining table designed c. 1970 Paul Evans Studio for Directional Signed Together with two extension leaves (not illustrated) 29.5” x 96” x 48”; 29.5” x 126” x 48” (extended)

$5,000–7,000

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37 CHARLES HOLLIS JONES Dining chairs (10) executed 2012 Custom Nine retain engraved signature Comprised of two armchairs and eight side chairs Armchairs each: 36” x 23.75” x 26”; Side chairs each: 35.5” x 18.5” x 26” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist, 2012)

$7,000–10,000

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38 CARLOS ALMARAZ

Mystery in the Park I & II 1989 Color screenprint diptych on heavy wove paper #3 of 5 artist’s proofs aside from the edition of 90 Published by Future Perfect Multiples Inc., Los Angeles; printed by Aztlán Multiples, Los Angeles Signed and dated lower right edges of each sheet; edition lower left edge of left sheet Image/sheets each: 34.5” x 53”; Frame: 38.875” x 110.5”

$3,000–5,000

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39 KEN PRICE

Heat Wave Portfolio 1995 The complete portfolio of 15 color screenprints on Arches paper #126 of 170 Published by Black Sparrow Graphic Arts, Santa Rosa; printed by T.J. Owens, Healdsburg Four prints signed and dated in graphite with edition; each retains artist’s and publisher’s blind stamps; facsimile of artist’s signature on justification page with edition inscribed in red ink Text by Charles Bukowski <br>Together with original packaging and CD Sheets each: 14” x 11” (some with alternate orientation); Portfolio case: 15” x 12.625” x 1”

$6,000–8,000

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40 KEN PRICE

Bowl (Pluto Wares Series) c. 1991 Glazed ceramic 2.5” x 7” diameter Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, May 19, 2013, lot 203)

$4,000–6,000

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41 KEN PRICE

Kauai Crab Cup 1972 18-color screenprint on J. Green Mouldmade paper #26 of 60 Published and printed by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles Signed and dated in graphite lower right edge of sheet; titled with edition lower left; retains Cirrus blind stamp lower left Sheet: 24” x 20”; Frame: 28.625” x 24.75” Literature: Made in LA: Prints of Cirrus Editions. B. Davis. 1995. 336.

$1,500–2,000

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42 KEN PRICE

Chairs, Table, Rug, Cup (from Interior Series) 1971 14-color screenprint on Arjomari paper #7 of 9 artist’s proofs aside from the edition of 75 Published and printed by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles Signed, titled, and dated with edition in graphite lower right edge of sheet; retains Gemini G.E.L. blind stamps lower right Gemini G.E.L. #39.12 Image/sheet: 51.5” x 41.5”; Frame: 57” x 47”

$1,200–1,800

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43 JOHN BALDESSARI Studio

1988 7-color lithograph and screenprint on torn Somerset paper #26 of 150 Published by Art/LA 88, Los Angeles; printed by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles Signed in graphite lower right margin beneath image; edition lower left; retains Cirrus Editions blind stamp lower left edge of sheet Image: 25.5” x 34”; Sheet: 30.375” x 38.25”; Frame: 34.5” x 42.75” Literature: John Baldessari: A Catalogue Raisonné of Prints and Multiples, 1971-2007. S. Coplan Hurowitz. 2009. #41.; Made in LA: Prints of Cirrus Editions. B. Davis. 1995. 190.

$8,000–12,000

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44 ED RUSCHA

It Is A Go 2009 Lithograph on Copperplate paper #45 of 50 Co-published by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Hamilton Press, Los Angeles; printed by Hamilton Press, Los Angeles Image: 17.625” x 13.875”; Sheet: 23.25” x 19”; Frame: 31.75” x 26.25”

$6,000–8,000

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45 MASON WILLIAMS Bus Book

1967 Screenprint on billboard stock in 16 sections #31 of 200 Published by the artist; printed by The Benline Process Color Company, Deland and Pacific Display, Los Angeles Edition inscribed to interior of box Together with original box Sheet (overall): 123.5” x 434”; Box: 15” x 17.25” x 5”

$3,000–5,000

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46 ROBERT ARNESON

Untitled (Shot Glass) 1971 Ceramic Studio Incised signature and date to underside 2.5” x 2” x 2”

$1,500–2,000

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47 URS FISCHER Untitled

2013 Plaster, screw, acrylic paint, and spray paint From an edition of 1,000 Published by Museo Jumex, Mexico City Stamped “Museo Jumex/Mexico City/Urs Fischer” with date to un-derside; edition inscribed illegibly to underside 9.125” x 4” x 5”

$1,500–2,000

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48 JEFF KOONS

Bread with Egg (Green) 1995 Tempera-painted Hydrocal #172 of 250 Published by the Armitage Foundation, New York Dated with edition and inscribed “Special Edition for Armitage Foundation” to underside 5.75” x 5.75” x 2”

$2,000–3,000

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49 DAVID GILHOOLY

Frog Wedding Cake; Frogfood Hotdog (2) 1981; 1989 Painted and glazed ceramic Each signed and dated 9” x 11.5” diameter; 3.5” x 9.5” x 3.5” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Rago, Lambertville, New Jersey, October 25, 2008, lots 964 and 965)

$3,000–5,000

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50 LIU JIANHUA Untitled

executed 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 7.75” x 15.75” x 5.5” Provenance: Plum Blossoms Gallery, New York, New York; Private Collection, Venice, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 2005)

$8,000–12,000

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51 GAETANO PESCE

543 Broadway chairs (4) designed 1993 Bernini Each retains cast signature and manufacturer’s mark in reverse to underside Each: 29.25” x 22” x 17.5” Literature: 1000 Chairs. C. Fiell and P. Fiell. 1997. 673.

$3,000–5,000

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52 GAETANO PESCE Group (13)

designed c. 1990-1995 Fish Design Some marked “Fish Design” with various numbers Comprised of 12 vases and one charger Largest: 12” x 8.5” diameter; Smallest: 6.5” x 4.5” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, February 10, 2008, lot 150)

$7,000–10,000

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53 ETTORE SOTTSASS

Vase (from Hollywood Collection) executed 1991 Glazed ceramic #71 of 99 Bitossi Signed and dated with edition to underside; retains manufacturer’s label inscribed “Hollywood Collection/Made in Italy by Bitossi-Flavia s.r.l./Montelupo Fiorentino-Firenze/Designer Ettore Sottsass” to underside 30.25” x 14” x 14” Literature: Ettore Sottsass Tutta la Ceramica. F. Ferrari. 1996. 186.; Miller’s 20th Century Design: The Definitive Illustrated Sourcebook. J. Miller. 2009. 225.

$2,000–3,000

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54 PETER SHIRE

Comedians Traffic School 1991 Painted steel Studio 19” x 24” x 12.5” Illustrated: Teapots of Steel: Steel Teapots and Their Drawings. P. Shire. 2005. 16.

$1,000–1,500

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55 PETER SHIRE Teapot

executed 1984 Glazed ceramic Studio Signed and dated to underside; retains unknown label inscribed “09228401 PS” to underside 6.75” x 13” x 2.125”

$800–1,200

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56 THOMAS ERIKSSON

Cross medicine cabinets (3) designed 1992 Model no. PO/9208B Cappellini S.p.A. Two retain manufacturer’s paper label inscribed “Progetto Oggetto Cappellini” to interior; one retains manufacturer’s sticker inscribed “Progetto Oggetto Cappellini” to interior 17.25” x 17.25” x 5.75” Literature: Scandinavian Design. C. Fiell and P. Fiell. 2002. 178.

$1,200–1,800

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57 MASSIMO VITALI

Madima Vertical Wave Alternative (from Portfolio of Landscapes and Figures) 2006 Offset lithograph on paper From the edition of 120 Published by Steidl Verlag, Göttingen; printed by Gerhard Steidl, Göttingen Image (vis.): 33.5” x 26.25”; Frame: 41” x 33.25” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, May 6, 2012, lot 50)

$2,000–3,000

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58 RICHARD MISRACH

Storm Clouds, San Jacinto Mountains 1982 C-print From an unknown edition size Signed “© Richard Misrach” and dated lower right margin beneath image; titled “Storm Clouds, San Jacinto” lower left; retains Atlantic Richfield Company label frame verso; retains Atlantic Richfield Company tag to bottom right edge of frame inscribed “M025.050.F” Image: 18” x 23”; Sheet: 20” x 23.75”; Frame: 24.625” x 28.625”

$3,000–5,000

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59 WOLFGANG VOLZ

Nakasato Setogawa, Uphill Fog; Three in the Panel of The Umbrellas, Japan-USA (2) 1984-1991; these examples printed 1992 Chromogenic prints Each: #1 of 10 Each signed and dated “92” with edition in graphite in image Nakasato Setogawa, Uphill Fog: Image (vis.): 18.125” x 38.875”; Frame: 28” x 49”; Three in the Panel of The Umbrellas: Image (vis.): 12.625” x 38.75”; Frame: 23” x 48.875” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired through Santa Monica Auctions, Santa Monica, California, November 13, 2005, lots 260 and 261)

$2,000–3,000

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60 DAVID LACHAPELLE

Nature’s Naked Loveliness 2003 Chromogenic print #6 of 10 Together with David LaChapelle Studio label Image/sheet (vis.): 23.125” x 16.75”; Frame: 36.75” x 30.125”

$5,000–7,000

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61 DAVID LACHAPELLE Milk Maidens

1996 Chromogenic print Proof aside from the edition of 30 Signed, titled, dated, and inscribed “to Andy” sheet verso Image/sheet (vis.): 16.625” x 22.625”; Frame: 30.125” x 36.125” Provenance: Private Collection, Santa Monica, California (acquired through Sotheby’s, London, United Kingdom, May 19, 2009, lot 141)

$8,000–12,000

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62 HELMUT NEWTON

Johanna, Robot Suit by Thierry Mugler, Monte Carlo 1995 Color photograph

Signed, dated, and inscribed “For Timber-Helmut Newton/Mon-teCarlo/1995” in black felt tip marker along top edge of image; inscribed “HN12092#3” in black ink sheet verso Image: 15” x 11”; Sheet: 15.875” x 12”; Frame: 23.125” x 19.125” This work is a photograph by Helmut Newton of Thierry Mugler’s “cyborg” bodysuit created for his Fall/Winter 1995 couture show and featured in the November 1995 issue of US Vogue. The model, Krasevich, also known as “Timber,” for whom this photograph is dedicated, is pictured in the silver robot suit. Provenance: J. Krasevich (acquired directly from the artist); Private Collection, Santa Monica, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 2009)

$8,000–12,000

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63 WILLIAM WEGMAN Pulpit

1993 Large-format Polaroid Polacolor print Signed and dated lower right margin beneath image; titled lower center Image: 26.5” x 20.875”; Sheet: 30” x 22”; Frame: 40.625” x 34.125” Provenance: PaceWildenstein Gallery, Beverly Hills, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above, 1997)

$2,000–3,000

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64 CINDY SHERMAN Mrs. Claus

1990 Chromogenic print From an edition of 125 Signed and dated in black ink sheet verso Image: 13” x 10”; Sheet: 14” x 11”; Frame: 23.125” x 19.125”

$1,200–1,800

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65 KIKI SMITH

Untitled (Little Girls) (2) 1997 Iris prints Each: #6 of 20 Published by Pace Gallery, New York Each signed and dated lower right edge of sheet; edition lower left Images each: 11.625” x 11.625”; Sheets each: 16” x 15.875”; Frames each: 20.125” x 20.125”

$1,000–1,500

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66 MARTIN MULL B.J.

2000 Oil on linen Signed and dated lower right edge of canvas; retains Byron C. Cohen Gallery for Contemporary Art and unknown information labels verso Canvas: 41.875” x 35”; Frame: 43.5” x 36.5”

$3,000–5,000

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67 JONATHAN BOROFSKY

Man in Prison at 2,607,001 c. 1980 Acrylic on canvas with welded steel construction Titled recto 73” x 83” x 10.75” Provenance: Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York; Private Collection, New York; The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Christie’s, New York, New York, January 10, 2006, lot 97) Exhibited: “Jonathan Borofsky: An Installation,” Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, March 7-April 5, 1981 Illustrated: An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture. MoMA exh. cat. 1984. 60.

$6,000–8,000

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68 NANCY GRAVES XILL

1983 Watercolor on paper Signed and dated “1-12-83” in graphite upper left; retains M. Knoedler & Co., Inc. and Janie C. Lee Gallery labels frame verso Composition/sheet: 64.5” x 44”; Frame: 67.25” x 46.75” Provenance: M. Knoedler & Co., New York, New York; Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired through Sotheby’s, New York, New York, February 25, 1994, lot 152); The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, June 18, 2006, lot 170)

$3,000–5,000

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69 ENRIQUE MARTÍNEZ CELAYA El viaje de regreso

1995 Oil and mixed-media on canvas Signed, titled, dated, and inscribed “de vez en cuando” canvas verso Canvas: 59.75” x 60”; Frame: 63” x 64”

$6,000–8,000

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70 MANUEL OCAMPO Seventh Station 1994 Oil on linen Titled “Istasyon VII” in composition upper left 48” x 68” Provenance: Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, New York; Private Collection, Novato, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 1994) Exhibited: “Stations of the Cross,” Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, April 6-30, 1994 Illustrated: Virgin Destroyer. M. Ocampo. 1996. 28.

$10,000–15,000

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71 TONY FITZPATRICK The Homing Bird

1999 Gouache and collage on paper Retains Fleisher/Ollman Gallery label frame verso Composition/sheet: 9.5” x 6.5”; Frame: 21.75” x 18.25” 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)

$1,500–2,000

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72 PAUL WUNDERLICH Untitled

1973 Oil on canvas Signed and dated “Wunderlich 73” lower left; signed and dated “Paul Wunderlich 1973” canvas verso Canvas (vis.): 20.75” x 25.125”; Frame: 23.75” x 28.25” Provenance: Property from the Estate of Christina Pinkerton; The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Christie’s, New York, New York, July 12, 2005, lot 75)

$2,000–3,000

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73 GREG HABERNY

In Case of Emergency Break Everything 2012 Mixed-media on paper #1 of 3 artist’s proofs Signed twice, dated, and inscribed “(Dumb Ass)/1 of 3/© 2012/A.P. 1/3” in black ink verso Image: 18.625” x 15.75”; Sheet: 19.875” x 17”

$1,000–1,500

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74 DONALD BAECHLER No Need to Shout

2007 12-color screenprint with flocking on 4-ply museum board #41 of 50 Published by Lococo Fine Art Publisher, St. Louis Signed and dated lower right edge of sheet; edition lower left Image/sheet (vis.): 57” x 57”; Frame: 70” x 70”

$3,000–5,000

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75 CHRISTOPHER WOOL Untitled

2013 2-color lithograph on J. Whatman handmade paper #33 of 48 Published and printed by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip Signed and dated in graphite lower right edge of sheet; edition lower left; retains ULAE blind stamp lower left; retains Luhring Augustine label frame verso Sheet: 30.5” x 22.5”; Frame: 33.625” x 25.25”

$3,000–5,000

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76 STEPHAN BALKENHOL Giraffe und Mann

executed 2000 Bronze with black patina #20 of 25 Cast by Schmäke, Düsseldorf Stamped with artist’s initials, edition, and foundry mark to top of base 23.375” x 16.75” x 7.75” Provenance: Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany; Private Collection (acquired directly from the above); The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Christie’s, London, United Kingdom, June 27, 2003, lot 279)

$15,000–20,000

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77 ALEX ISRAEL

Maltese Falcon 2013 Cast bronze with black patina #7 of 20 Stamped initials, date, and edition to underside 10.375” x 5” x 5.5”

$4,000–6,000

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78 SAM FALLS Untitled

2014 Colored pencil on paper Signed and dated sheet verso Composition/sheet: 24” x 18”; Frame: 26.875” x 21.25”

$2,000–3,000

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79 KOEN DELAERE Untitled

2014 Mixed-media on canvas Signed and dated canvas verso 59” x 39” Provenance: Peter Makebish Gallery, New York, New York; Private Collection, Woodside, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 2014)

$3,000–5,000

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80 CHARLES ARNOLDI Looker

1986 Acrylic on wood Signed and dated in white paint verso; retains artist’s studio label verso 58” x 48” x 3”

$12,000–18,000

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81 CHARLES ARNOLDI Untitled

1989 Cast aluminum Etched signature and date verso 15.875” x 14.75” x 2.75”

$6,000–8,000

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82 ALEXIS SMITH

Sidewinder neckpiece 1988 Sterling silver, ruby, and sapphire #32 of 125 Retains impressed signature, date, and edition 6” x 5.5” x 2.75” This neckpiece was executed for the touring exhibition, “Echoes of Bauhaus,” organized by Carol Rosenzweig in 1988. Literature: “’Bauhaus’ Exhibit Shows Dual Role for Art, Jewelry.” B. Valois. Los Angeles Times. Feb. 10, 1989.

$1,500–2000,

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83 FLETCHER BENTON

Maquette for Folded Circle Ring Split 1984 Polished bronze Signed twice and dated 5.75” x 4.75” x 4.25” (including base)

$1,500–2,000

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84 LADDIE JOHN DILL Untitled

1989 Mixed-media relief in two parts Each panel signed and dated verso Overall: 15” x 30.5” x 1.875”

$1,500–2,000

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85 LARRY BELL

Small Mirage Study #264 1992 Mixed-media on canvas Signed, titled, and dated canvas verso 30.125” x 30.25”

$8,000–12,000

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86 DE WAIN VALENTINE Waterwall

c. 1985 Laminated glass 18” x 17.25” x 6”

$4,000–6,000

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87 JOE GOODE

Rainy Season ‘78 1978 The complete portfolio of six lithographs with razor blade impressions on handmade Twinrocker Muslin paper #4 of 30 Published and printed by Cirrus Editions, Ltd., Los Angeles Each signed lower right in image; edition lower left; each retains Cirrus blind stamp lower left edge of sheet Together with original exterior sleeve and inserts Each image approximately: 17” x 14”; Each sheet approximately: 17.5” x 14.5” 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) Literature: Made in LA: Prints of Cirrus Editions. B. Davis. 1995. 243-245.

$2,000–3,000

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88 PETER ALEXANDER Moss

1987 Acrylic and pastel on paper Initialed and dated in graphite lower right Composition/sheet: 9” x 12.125”; Frame: 18.75” x 22” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired through Santa Monica Auctions, Santa Monica, California, May 31, 2003, lot 30A)

$1,500–2,000

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89 RAIMONDS STAPRANS Untitled (Moonlight) 1965 Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower right edge of canvas; retains Orr’s Gallery label backing board verso; retains remnants of unknown label to stretcher bar verso Canvas (vis.): 27.5” x 33.25”; Frame: 35.75” x 42”

$10,000–15,000

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90 LARRY COHEN

View of the Coast from Via de la Paz 2011 Oil on canvas Signed to canvas and twice to canvas stretcher bars verso Canvas: 30” x 22”; Frame: 31.5” x 23.5”

$2,000–3,000

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91 LARRY COHEN

View of West Hollywood 2012 Oil on canvas Signed to canvas and canvas stretcher bar verso Canvas: 14” x 9.5”; Frame: 15.5” x 11”

$1,200–1,800

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92 SERGE MOUILLE, ATTRIBUTED An Architectural Illuminated Column

designed c. 1960-1965 Enamelled steel, brass, and handcast acrylic Unique SINMA 104.375” x 8.5” x 28.75” (including mounting bracket) This rare design would appear to be a prototype, or possibly produced for a specific commission. The hand-cast Dallux acrylic diffusors, suspended vertically and fixed to a rotating column, may be traced back to the brief line of table lamps designed by Mouille and distributed by SINMA from 1963. Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Christie’s, London, United Kingdom, November 17, 2010, lot 1137)

$2,500–3,500

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93 POUL KJAERHOLM Daybed

designed 1957 Model no. PK 80 E. Kold Christensen Stamped “EKC/Denmark” 11.5” x 76” x 32” Literature: Poul Kjærholm. 2nd ed. C. Harlang, ed., et al. 2001. 104-105.

$15,000–20,000

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94 KURT OSTERVIG Side chairs (6)

designed c. 1956 Brande Møbelfabrik Each: 31.5” x 19” x 19.5”

$5,000–7,000

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95 PAUL DUPRE-LAFON

Nautical table lamps (3) designed c. 1940 Hermès Each stamped “Hermès-Paris/ Made in France” to underside; larger examples each retain acid-etched manufacturer’s mark “Baccarat France” to glass; one larger example stamped “Arras” to top Largest: 11.75” x 3.5” diameter; Smallest: 7.5” x 2.75” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Wright, Chicago, Illinois, December 13, 2012, lot 348) (larger examples)

$4,000–6,000

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96 HENRY MORET

Barque de Pecheurs 1906 Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower left edge of canvas Canvas: 25.5” x 36.25”; Frame: 34.75” x 45.5” Provenance: Private Collection, France; The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Sotheby’s, New York, New York, May 4, 2006, lot 196)

$40,000–60,000

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97 GUSTAVE CARIOT

Lever de Soleil, Temps Nuageux 1940 Oil on canvas Signed lower left edge of canvas; retains titled and dated information label to canvas stretcher bar verso Canvas (vis.): 28.25” x 59”; Frame: 40.25” x 71.5” Provenance: The estate of the artist; Private Collection (acquired directly from the above); The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Sotheby’s, New York, New York, November 7, 2012, lot 422)

$20,000–30,000

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98 GUSTAVE BAUMANN Aspen Red River

c. 1921 Color woodblock on paper #25 of 100 Signed in graphite lower right with artist’s hand-in-heart ink stamp; edition lower center margin beneath image; titled lower left Image: 9.25” x 11”; Sheet (vis.): 10.25” x 11.25”; Frame: 15.875” x 18.25” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Rago, Lambertville, New Jersey, June 8, 2013, lot 62)

$3,000–5,000

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99 GUSTAVE BAUMANN Marigolds

1915-1919 Color woodblock on paper From an unknown edition size Signed lower right with artist’s hand-in-heart ink stamp; retains Owings-Dewey Fine Art label frame verso There was a planned edition of 100, but it was likely never completed. Image (vis.): 21.375” x 17.375”; Frame: 25.75” x 21.75” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Rago, Lambertville, New Jersey, March 2, 2013, lot 180) Literature: The Autobiography of Gustave Baumann. M. Krause, ed. 2015. 57, for a similar example illustrated.

$3,000–5,000

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100 JANE PETERSON

Misty Morning, Giverny, France N.d. Watercolor on tan wove paper Signed in ink lower left; inscribed “Misty Morning Giverny France” frame cardboard backing board verso Composition/sheet (vis.): 17” x 23”; Frame: 22.75” x 28.75” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Swann Auction Galleries, New York, New York, June 13, 2013, lot 34)

$2,000–3,000

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101 ANDREA SPADINI Elephant

c. 1960 Patinated bronze Signed to paper label on underside 19” x 8” x 6.5” (including base) This bronze sculpture is a unique maquette for the large scale elephant with an accordion that is part of the Delacorte Musical Clock in Central Park in Manhattan. Provenance: E.F. (Dorothy) Hutton (a.k.a. Lady Weir of Scotland and London); The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Christie’s, New York, New York, December 19, 2006, lot 632)

$1,500–2,000

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102 AFTER MARC CHAGALL (BY CHARLES SORLIER)

Sunset (from Nice and the Côte d’Azur) 1967 Color lithograph on Arches paper #23 of 150 Published by Fernand Mourlot, Paris; printed by Charles Sorlier, Paris Signed in graphite lower right margin beneath image; printed “Marc Chagall Pinx.” lower right corner in image; edition lower left; printed in plate lower left “Ch. Sorlier Sculp.” There was also an edition of 75 numbered in Roman numerals Image: 23.375” x 18.125”; Sheet (vis.): 26.125” x 19.375”; Frame: 35.25” x 28.5” Literature: Chagall Lithographs, 1974-1979. C. Sorlier. 1984. #CS26.

$8,000–12,000

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103 PABLO PICASSO Picador and Bull

1953 Round/square plate of white earthenware clay, engraving covered with oxidized paraffin, highlights with oxides under glaze #81 of 200 Madoura Stamped “Madoura Plein Feu” and “Empreinte Originale de Picasso” with edition inscribed to underside Ramié #197 9.25” x 9.25” Literature: Pablo Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works 19471971. A. Ramié. 1988. #197.

$4,000–6,000

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104 PABLO PICASSO Bird no. 86

1963 Round plate of white earthenware clay, decoration in engobe and enamel under partial brushed glaze, pink patina #125 of 150 Madoura Inscribed “No 86/Edition/Picasso/125/150/Madoura” to underside Ramié #484 10.25” diameter Literature: Pablo Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works 19471971. A. Ramié. 1988. #484.

$3,000–5,000

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105 PABLO PICASSO

Goat’s head in profile 1952 Oblong dish of white earthenware clay, decoration in engobes, and partial brushed glaze From an edition of 100 Madoura Stamped “Madoura/Plein Feu” and “Empreinte Originale de Picasso” to underside Ramié #148 12.5” x 20.375” x 1.75” Literature: Pablo Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works 19471971. A. Ramié. 1988. #148.

$8,000–12,000

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106 PABLO PICASSO

Seized handled pitcher 1953 Turned pitcher of white earthenware clay, decoration in engobes, glaze inside #147 of 200 Madoura Incised “Edition Picasso/147/200/ Madoura” and stamped “Madoura Plein Feu” and Edition Picasso” to underside Ramié #186 7.75” x 11.25” x 5” Literature: Pablo Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works 19471971. A. Ramié. 1988. #186.

$4,000–6,000

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107 SUZANNE RAMIÉ Table lamp

executed c. 1947 Ceramic Madoura 20” x 7” x 5”

$5,000–7,000

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108 JEAN COCTEAU Untitled

1958 Colored pencil and ink on paper Signed and dated lower right edge of sheet Composition/sheet: 10.625” x 8.25”; Frame: 18” x 15.625”

$2,000–3,000

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at MAI's reasonable discretion. The proceeds of such sale

characteristic used by MAI in any descriptions such as color,

PAY M E N T All sales are final. We accept payment by cash,

will be applied to pay for storage charges and any other

method of construction, and type of materials. Any lot using

bank wire transfers, checks, and credit cards. Please note:

outstanding costs and expenses owed by the buyer to MAI and

the terms “attributed,” “attribution,” “in the style of,” “in the

credit card payments carry a 3% processing fee on the total

the remainder will be forfeited unless collected by the buyer

manner of,” or “after” does not qualify for our guarantee.

invoice amount. All payments made by personal checks will

within two years of the original auction.

In addition, the buyer assumes responsibility for reading all

be subject to clearance before purchases can be collected.

addendums and posted corrections to the catalogue prior to

Payment must be made within 10 business days after the

BI DDI N G The timed auction will be conducted on LAMA’s

auction. Buyers who have not purchased from Modern

remote bidding platform at “bid.lamodern.com”. Bidders can

Auctions, Inc. (Los Angeles Modern Auctions) previously

access the platform through the LAMA app and the website

RESCI SSI O N Should the authenticity of an item be

are asked to provide a method of payment and/or letter of

bid.lamodern.com.

disputed after a sale, the buyer has 90 days from the date of

reference from a bank or creditor prior to the auction. Bank

the auction to provide written documentation or conclusive

wire information is available upon request. All lots are subject

your bidding. On all lots, you have the options of placing

opinion of a mutually agreed upon independent expert,

to a Buyer's Premium, this amount is added to the hammer

the next incremental bid or you can place a maximum bid.

retained at the buyer’s sole expense, that the item in question

price and is calculated upon when payment is received by

Maximum bids are executed on a first-come, first-served

is not as stated in the catalogue. In the event of an error, MAI

MAI. Please see schedule below:

basis; thus, we encourage you to submit your bids as soon as

will rescind the purchase contract. MAI will reimburse the

possible. If identical maximum bids are submitted, the earliest

buyer for no more than the hammer price plus the Buyer’s

BUYER’S PREMIUM**:

received will take precedence. Once submitted, all bids are

Premium and only after the item is returned to the original

PAYMENT RECEIVED BY JANUARY 27, 2021

final and cannot be reduced, retracted, or revoked. MAI is not

point of sale in the condition in which it was sold. Taxes,

• 22.5% on the hammer price up to and including

responsible for any errors you make in bidding. By submitting

packing, shipping, and storage costs will not be reimbursed.

$500,000 if bids are placed directly with Modern

a bid, you accept personal liability to pay the invoice total,

MAI is not liable for any costs, such as expert and attorney

Auctions, Inc.;

including all applicable fees and taxes. The party responsible

fees. If the item is authentic, as stated in the auction catalogue

for submitting the bids is solely responsible for the payment

or lamodern.com, then the purchaser shall bear MAI’s expenses

BUYER’S PREMIUM**:

in full of the total invoice–we will not make any changes to an

incurred in defense of the allegation, such as attorney fees

PAYMENT RECEIVED AFTER JANUARY 27, 2021

invoice.

and other costs. The limited right of rescission is only available

• 25% on the hammer price up to and including

to the original purchaser from MAI. Once the item is resold,

$500,000 if bids are placed directly with Modern

as late as January 19, 2021. The auction’s Prices Realized will

then all rights and liabilities of MAI regarding authenticity

Auctions, Inc.

be posted the day after the auction on the website “www.

end. The Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy against MAI

lamodern.com”. Do not rely on any auction results (Prices

for any reason is the limited right of rescission described in

**Payment by credit card carries a 3% processing fee

Realized) unless published on “www.lamodern.com” or as

this section. The purchaser shall not be entitled to damages,

on the total invoice amount and requires a completion

provided directly by MAI. Should a dispute arise after the

compensatory, incidental, consequential, nominal or punitive,

of LAMA's “Credit Card Authorization” form.

auction, our records are conclusive. We are not responsible

nor any expenses incurred during the proceedings, such as

for failure to execute a bid and have the right to reject any

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

Once you have registered for the auction, you can conduct

All successful bidders may be notified by phone or email

bidding.

CA LIFO R NIA SALES TAX Sales tax of 9.5% will

bid. We reserve the right to withdraw any property before

be collected on all purchases removed from our premises or

the auction and shall have no liability whatsoever for such

RI GH TS TO PH OTO GRA PH S All images and text

delivered within the state of California. Those holding a valid

withdrawal. In addition, MAI may add lots not previously listed.

contained in this catalogue are the sole property of MAI, and

California State Resale License must register before each

may not be used or reproduced in any medium without the

auction and present their valid resale number. No purchases

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

will be released until all sales tax requirements are satisfied.

sale, hold the defaulting buyer liable for the purchase price

If the buyer does not comply with all of the Conditions of

expressed written permission of MAI.

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

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EST IMATES & R ES E RVES The estimates printed

the property privately or at auction without further notice.

Shannon Loughrey, Principal Auctioneer

after each lot should be used as a guide only and should

In the latter, the defaulting buyer will be held responsible for

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

not be relied upon as a prediction of final selling prices.

all incurred expenses, such as warehouse and transportation

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Many of the lots offered for auction carry a reserve and are

costs, commissions, incidentals, and shall be liable for

confidential. The reserve is a minimum price at which the

payment of any deficiency in the purchase price. This is

seller has agreed to let the auctioneer sell the property.

strictly enforced. We reserve the right to assess a late charge of 1.5% of the total purchase price per month if payment is

CO NDITIO N Everything is sold in “As-Is” Condition. No

not made in accordance with any of these Conditions of Sale.

statement regarding condition of any item, whether it is made orally at the auction, or in writing, or printed in this catalogue,

L EGA L F EES & V EN UE If a suit, action, arbitration

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

or other proceeding of any nature whatsoever is instituted

representation, or assumption of liability. It is the sole

in connection with any controversy arising out of these

responsibility of the buyer to inspect all goods prior to the

Conditions of Sale, the sale of items, the auction or any

sale. We strongly encourage all bidders to request a condition

breach thereof between the bidder or buyer and Modern

report on any item before bidding and are advised to bid

Auctions, Inc., the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover

accordingly with or without inspecting the lots in person prior

its attorney's fees and costs incurred in connection with

to participating in the auction. All electrical items are sold

such proceeding. This Agreement shall be governed by and

for decorative value only and should be assumed not to be

construed in accordance with California law, without reference

working. All measurements are approximate.

to the conflicts of law rules and principles of such State. The parties agree that all actions or proceedings arising in

CO LLECTIO N & STO RAG E All lots must be removed

connection with this Agreement shall be litigated exclusively

from the auction showroom by 12:00pm (PT) on February

in the Los Angeles Superior Court. This choice of venue is

16, 2021. Purchases not removed by February 16, 2021 will

intended by the parties to be mandatory, thereby precluding

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

the possibility of litigation between the parties with respect to

other arrangements are made and confirmed in writing, the

or arising out of this Agreement in any other jurisdiction.

buyer assumes sole responsibility for shipping, packing, insurance, and storage concerns. A list of shippers can be


INFORMATION

STAFF

Auction

Shannon Loughrey

January 7 — 17, 2021

President

Preview

Carolina Ivey

By appointment only.

Managing Director

Address

Clo Pazera

16145 Hart Street

Specialist

Van Nuys, CA 91406 Joe Alascano Telephone

Jose Ramirez

323.904.1950

Shipping

Website

Jamie Shi

LAModern.com

Cataloguer Sara Fortson Client Services & Operations Associate Rachel Jones Marketing & Communications Jeff McClane Photographer