June 7-14, 2020 Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction

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Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction June 7 - 14, 2020

MODERN ART & DESIGN TIMED ONLINE ONLY AUCTION JUNE 7 - 14, 2020



Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction June 7 - 14, 2020

LAMA 16145 Hart St. Van Nuys, CA 91406

Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction: June 7 - 14, 2020 Ending at 12pm (PT


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1 JOHN BALDESSARI Studio

1988 7-color lithograph and screenprint on torn Somerset paper #22 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” x 34”; Sheet: 30.5” x 38.5”; Frame: 34” x 42” Provenance: Sold by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to benefit future acquisitions 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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2 JOHN BALDESSARI

Juggler’s Hand (with Diver) 1988 3-color lithograph and screenprint on Arches 88 paper #56 of 60 Published and printed by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles Signed and dated in graphite lower right margin beneath image; edition lower left; retains Cirrus Editions blind stamp lower left edge of sheet Image: 49.5” x 22.5”; Sheet: 54.5” x 26.5” Literature: John Baldessari: A Catalogue Raisonné of Prints and Multiples, 1971-2007. S. Coplan Hurowitz. 2009. #39.; Made in LA: The Prints of Cirrus Editions. B. Davis. 1995. 189.

$3,000–5,000


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3 PETER ALEXANDER Cloverfield

2000 Digital inkjet print on canvas #1 of 10 Signed, titled, and dated with edition in black felt-tip marker canvas verso 60” x 69” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the artist, c. 2005)

$3,000–5,000


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4 ED RUSCHA Spattership

1990 2-color lithograph on white Rives BFK paper #11 of 100 Published by Art for Thirteen (WNET-TV), New York; printed by Hamilton Press, Venice Signed and dated lower right; edition lower left Image/sheet: 36” x 27”; Frame: 38.875” x 29.75” Provenance: Sold by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to benefit future acquisitions Literature: Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959-1999: Catalogue Raisonné. 1st ed. Vol. II. S. Engberg and C. Phillpot. 1999. #202.

$3,000–5,000


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5 ED RUSCHA Hourglass

1988 Soap-ground aquatint, drypoint, and roulette on Somerset white paper #11 of 20 Published and printed by Crown Point Press, San Francisco Signed and dated in graphite lower right margin beneath image; edition lower left Image: 43.75” x 29”; Sheet (vis.): 45.75” x 31”; Frame: 57.125” x 42.125” Literature: Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959-1999: Catalogue Raisonné. 1st ed. Vol. II. S. Engberg and C. Phillpot. 1999. #160.

$5,000–7,000


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6 ED RUSCHA

Yesterday’s Treasures 1989 2-color lithograph on Arches 88 paper #24 of 40 Published by the artists; printed by Ed Hamilton, Hollywood Signed by Ed Ruscha and Joe Goode and dated in graphite lower right edge of sheet; edition lower left; printer’s blind stamp lower left Together with Joe Goode Image/sheet: 27” x 36” Literature: Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959-1999: Catalogue Raisonné. 1st ed. Vol. II. S. Engberg and C. Phillpot. 1999. #172.

$2,000–3,000


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7 JOE GOODE Untitled (4)

1972 5-color lithograph on Arches paper in four parts Artist’s proof aside from an edition of 60 Published by Bernard Jacobson, Ltd., London; printed by Ed Hamilton, Los Angeles Upper left sheet signed and dated in graphite sheet verso; upper right sheet retains edition sheet verso; each retains Cirrus Editions stamp sheet verso Images/sheets each: 22.5” x 30”; Overall: 45” x 60” Literature: Made in LA: The Prints of Cirrus Editions. B. Davis. 1995. 240.

$2,000–3,000


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8 JOE GOODE Untitled

1971 8-color lithograph and screenprint on Copperplate Deluxe paper Artist’s proof aside from the edition of 90 Published by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles; printed by Paul Clinton and Ed Hamilton, Los Angeles Signed and dated in graphite lower center sheet; edition with Cirrus Editions blind stamp lower left Image/sheet: 18.125” x 29.125” Exhibited: “Prints I Published,” Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, February 13-March 9, 2019 Illustrated: Prints I Published. Bernard Jacobson exh. cat. 2019. 74-75. Literature: Made in LA: The Prints of Cirrus Editions. B. Davis. 1995. 237.

$1,000–1,500


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9 JAMES GILL Girl

1963 Crayon on paper Signed and dated lower right edge of sheet; retains Felix Landau Gallery label frame verso Composition/sheet: 18” x 9.5”; Frame: 22.625” x 15.625” Provenance: Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection (acquired through Concept Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 27, 2014, lot 260)

$1,500–2,000


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10 WAYNE THIEBAUD Neapolitan Pie

1991 Color lithograph on paper #4 of 5 color trial proofs aside from the edition of 50 Published by Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco; printed by Trillium Graphics, Brisbane Signed and dated in graphite lower right margin beneath image; edition lower left; retains printer’s blind stamp lower right edge of sheet Together with frame Image: 23.625” x 18.875”; Sheet: 32.25” x 27” Provenance: Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above)

$12,000–18,000


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11 LARRY COHEN

Open Door with Chair 1984 Oil on canvas Signed and dated in white paint to canvas stretcher verso; retains Hunsaker/Schlesinger Associates label to canvas stretcher verso Canvas: 66” x 44”; Frame: 66.75” x 44.75”

$3,000–5,000


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12 ROGER HERMAN Untitled

1987 Oil on canvas Signed, dated, and inscribed “#12” in graphite canvas verso Canvas: 22” x 16”; Frame: 23.375” x 17.375”

$1,500–2,000


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13 CARLOS ALMARAZ

Mystery in the Park I & II 1989 Color screenprint diptych on heavy wove paper #67 of 90 Published by Future Perfect Multiples Inc., Los Angeles; printed by Aztlán Multiples, Los Angeles Each sheet signed and dated in white pencil lower right; left sheet retains edition lower left Images/sheets each: 34.75” x 53”; Overall: 34.75” x 106”; Frame: 40.125” x 112.125”

$3,000–5,000


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14 ROBERT GRAHAM MOCA Torso

1992-1995 Patinated cast bronze From an edition of 3,500 Published by MOCA Editions, Los Angeles Signed “R. Graham” and inscribed “Jose C.,” “Smiley Rabbin,” “Jim,” “J.G. Munoza H.,” and other illegible inscriptions to underside 10.875” x 4.5” diameter

$2,000–3,000


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15 ROBERT GRAHAM Untitled

1975 Cast silver #3 of 3 Initialed and dated with edition verso Together with stand LAMA would like to thank the Robert Graham Studio for their assistance in cataloguing this work 1.175” x 1” x .75” Provenance: Patricia Faure, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from artist, c. 1980); Thence by descent

$1,000–1,500


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16 ROBERT HEINECKEN Study #34

1970 Gelatin silver photogram from found magazine page Unique Signed, dated, numbered “#34,” and inscribed “63-A-34” in graphite sheet verso; retains Cherry and Martin label frame verso Together with frame Image/sheet: 10” x 7.875” Provenance: Stubbs Fine Art, London, United Kingdom; Benjamin Ogilvy Projects, Arlington, Massachusetts (acquired directly from the above) Literature: Robert Heinecken. l. Batten, P. Martin, S. Tsao, and T. Simeone, eds. 2012. 67 for similar example illustrated.

$10,000–15,000


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17 JOHN ALEXANDER My Oriental Period 1991 Oil on canvas Signed, titled, dated, and inscribed “0789/4-91/12 x 40” in black felttip marker canvas verso; retains Marlborough Gallery label frame verso Canvas: 11.5” x 40.125”; Frame: 13.125” x 41.625” Provenance: Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above)

$4000–6000


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18 JAMES NARES

Modern Mysteries #1 1988 Oil on paper Signed “Nares” and dated in graphite sheet verso Composition/sheet: 24” x 18” Provenance: Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, New York; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 1993)

$2,000–3,000


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19 SISTER MARY CORITA KENT for the oaks

1971 Screenprint on paper Signed in black ballpoint pen lower right in image; inscribed “for the Placerita Canyon oaks” in ballpoint pen lower left Image: 22.375” x 22.375”; Sheet: 23” x 23” Provenance: Sold by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to benefit future acquisitions

$500–700


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20 ANDY WARHOL

Birds and Flowers c. 1961 Ink and Dr. Martin’s Aniline Dye on ivory paper Retains “Estate of Andy Warhol” ink stamp sheet verso; retains Neal Meltzer Fine Art, Inc. label frame verso Sheet: 24” x 17.875”; Frame: 31.25” x 25.25” Provenance: Private Collection, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above through Los Angeles Modern Auction, Van Nuys, California, October 13, 2013, lot 186)

$10,000–15,000


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21 ANDY WARHOL

Untitled (Campbell’s Soup Can) 1976 Marker on The Philosophy of Andy Warhol title page Signed, dated, and inscribed “To Richard/Andy Warhol/Birmingham 76” Composition/sheet (vis.): 7.875” x 5”; Frame: 13.625” x 11.5” Provenance: Private Collection; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above through Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Van Nuys, California, October 11, 2015, lot 303)

$2,000–3,000


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22 ANDY WARHOL

Birmingham Race Riot (from Ten Works by Ten Painters) 1964 Screenprint on paper From an edition of 500 Published by Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford; printed by Ives-Sillman, Inc., New Haven F/S #II.3 Image/sheet (vis.): 19.75” x 23.625”; Frame: 26.625” x 30.625” Literature: Andy Warhol Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné. 4th ed. F. Feldman and J. Schellmann. 2003. #II.3.

$4,000–6,000


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23 JULIUS SHULMAN

(Grace Lewis) Miller House 1937-1938; this example printed c. 1938 Gelatin silver print Stamped by the artist and annotated verso by Ms. Miller 8” x 9.5” Provenance: Estate of John Miller, Palm Springs, California (acquired directly from the artist); Private Collection, Palm Springs, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 1980)

$6,000–8,000


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24 JULIUS SHULMAN

Case Study House #22 1960; this example printed later Gelatin silver print Signed in graphite verso Image: 20” x 15.875”; Sheet: 24” x 19.875” Literature: Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury. E. Armstrong. 2007. 34-35.

$2,000–3,000


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25 CHARLES & RAY EAMES Coffee table

designed 1946; this example produced c. 1946-1949 Model no. CTW Evans Products 15.5” x 34” diameter Literature: Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. J. Neuhart. 1989. 80.

$1,500–2,000


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26 CHARLES & RAY EAMES Storage unit

designed 1950; this example produced c. 1950-1952 From the ESU 200 series Herman Miller 32.625” x 24” x 15.75” Literature: Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. J. Neuhart. 1989. 129.; The Herman Miller Collection. Manufacturer cat. 1952. 102-105.

$1,200–1,500


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27 EERO SAARINEN Dining table

designed 1957 Model no. 176 Knoll 28” x 48” diameter Literature: Sourcebook of Modern Furniture. J. Habegger and J. Osman. 1997. 279.; Knoll: A Modernist Universe. B. Lutz. 2010. 146-147.

$1,500–2,000


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28 GEORGE NELSON Platform bench designed 1946 Model no. 4690 Herman Miller 14” x 48” x 18.5” Literature: George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher. J. Eisenbrand. 2008. 243.; The Herman Miller Collection. Manufacturer cat. 1950. 8-9.

$800–1,200


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29 LARRY BELL

MELBKIN 38 (Medium Ellipse on Black Paper with Insert) 1985 Aluminum with silicon monoxide on black Arches paper with triple paper insert Signed and dated in graphite lower center edge of sheet; titled sheet verso Composition/sheet: 29.25” x 23.25”; Frame: 38” x 30”

$10,000–15,000


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30 VASA (VELIZAR MIHICH) Untitled (#751) (4)

1975 Laminated cast acrylic One inscribed “#751/Vasa/’75” Each: 9.25” x 3.75” x 2” Provenance: The Estate of Louis Leithold, Pacific Palisades, California; The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above)

$2,000–3,000


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31 JEAN-CLAUDE FARHI Division Verticale 1969 Acrylic Retains etched signature and date near base 61.625” x 31.375” x 31.375” (including base) Provenance: Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist); The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Christie’s, Paris, France, May 31, 2011, lot 122)

$6,000–8,000


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32 RICHARD ANUSZKIEWICZ Bowl

1976 Enameled metal Produced for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. Signed “Anuszkiewicz” to underside 5.5” x 8.375” diameter

$600–800


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33 MARK BRAZIER-JONES Atlantis chair designed 1988 Studio LAMA would like to thank the Mark Brazier-Jones studio for their assistance in cataloguing this work 27” x 27” x 32” This chair is an early example before the regular production.

$1,800–2,500


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34 THORSTEN PASSFELD

Stools (from Play with the Big) (6) 2006 Acrylic painted wood Each: 17.5” x 13.25” x 11.5” These stools were created by the artist for “Art Projects,” a special exhibition for Art Basel Miami Beach, 2006. Provenance: Art Basel, Miami Beach, Florida; Private Collection, United States (acquired directly from the above, 2006)

$1,500–2,000


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35 PETER SHIRE End table

executed c. 1988 Baltic birch and Italian plastic laminate Studio LAMA would like to thank the Peter Shire Studio for their assistance in cataloguing this work 26” x 31” x 14.5”

$3,000–5,000


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36 PETER SHIRE

Skyhook #116A 1987 Painted wood and steel wire Unique Signed and dated in black ink along edge of main construct; initialed, dated, and inscribed “081387/PS/12” in black felt-tip marker to underside LAMA would like to thank the Peter Shire Studio for their assistance in cataloguing this work 29.375” x 19.5” x 9.75” (including base) This is a maquette for the larger-scale sculpture Boca Raton #21 executed by the artist in the same year.

$2,500–3,500


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37 MARTINE BEDIN Super lamp

designed 1981 Memphis Retains manufacturer’s label inscribed “Memphis/Milano/Martine Bedin/1981/Made in Italy” to underside 12” x 20.5” x 6.5” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian Literature: Memphis Milano. Manufacturer cat. 1999. N.pag.; Memphis: Objects, Furniture & Patterns. R. Horn. 1986. Cover, 32.

$800–1,200


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38 TAUBA AUERBACH [2,3]

2010 The complete set of six pop-up books with die-cut paper sculptures #720 of 1,000 Co-published by the artist and Printed Matter Inc., New York Signed with edition in black felt-tip marker on card insert Together with cloth slipcase Folios each: 20” x 32” (open); 20” x 16” (closed); Portfolio case: 20.75” x 16.5” x 4.5”

$1,000–1,500


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39 MICHAEL PIERZYNSKI Jump

2006 Ceramic, acrylic, and wood Together with copy of original invoice from Carl Berg Gallery dated March 6, 2007 and C.O.L.A. 2010 exhibition catalogue 19” x 14” x 11” (including base) Provenance: Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above, 2007) Illustrated: C.O.L.A. 2010 Individual Artist Fellowships. City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs exh. cat. 2010. N.pag.

$1,500–2,000


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40 PATRICK CAULFIELD

White Ware Prints Portfolio 1990 The complete portfolio of eight screenprints on paper Each: #3 of 45 Published by Waddington Galleries, London; printed by Advanced Graphics, London Each signed with edition in graphite lower right margin beneath image; each initialed, titled, dated, and numbered from 5239 to 5246 in graphite verso Images each: 31.25” x 21”; Sheets each: 42.125” x 32” 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: Caulfield: The Complete Prints 1964-1999. K. Dempsey. 1999. #75-82.

$3,000–5,000


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41 GREG COLSON

Group of prints (5) 1990 Lithographs on paper A, B: Printer’s proof aside from the edition of 15; C, D: Printer’s proof aside from the edition of 20; E: Printer’s proof aside from the edition of 25 Published by the artist; printed by Hamilton Press, Venice Each signed and dated in graphite lower right; edition with printer’s blind stamp lower left Comprised of A: Five Signals, State I; B: Five Signals, State II; C: Circled Wagons with Tent; D: Wagon, Tent, Signal; and E: Octopus Connections Largest (A, B): Image/sheet: 14.5” x 21.5”; Mount: 21” x 28”; Smallest (D): Image/sheet: 14” x 10.75”; Mount: 20.5” x 17.25” 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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42 PAUL MCCOBB

Lounge chairs (2) designed 1954 Model no. 1322 Directional Each: 32.5” x 28.5” x 30” Literature: Directional Designs/Paul McCobb. Manufacturer cat. 1956. 87.

$2,000–3,000


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43 VLADIMIR KAGAN

Tri-symmetric coffee table designed c. 1953 Model no. 412 Kagan-Dreyfuss, Inc. 15.625” x 59.5” x 34.75” Literature: Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950s. C. Greenberg. 1984. 68.; The Complete Kagan. V. Kagan. 2004. 86, 97, and 264.

$3,000–5,000


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44 GILBERT ROHDE Cabinet

designed c. 1935 Kroehler Retains manufacturer’s tag 33” x 42” x 17”

$2,000–3,000


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45 CHARLES GWATHMEY

Cabinet with marble top designed c. 1981 Model no. GS1-2D3S Knoll Designed together with Robert Siegel 27.25” x 31.375” x 18.75” Literature: Knoll Furniture Price List. Manufacturer cat. June 1983. 254.

$150–300


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46 GLEN LUKENS Bowl

executed c. 1940 Partially glazed ceramic Studio Signed “Glen Lukens” to underside 2.5” x 6” diameter

$2,500–3,500


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47 PETER VOULKOS Pot

executed c. 1949 Glazed earthenware Studio Inscribed “Voulkos” to underside LAMA would like to thank Sam Jornlin of Voulkos & Co. for her assistance in cataloguing this work 5.875” x 5” diameter

$2,000–3,000


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48 BEATRICE WOOD

Every Maiden’s Dream c. 1990 Glazed earthenware and gypsum Indistinct markings and numbered “621” in black ink to the underside 13.25” x 10” x 4” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Bonhams, Los Angeles, California, April 4, 2007, lot 1305)

$2,000–3,000


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49 BEATRICE WOOD Man with a Past

N.d. Glazed earthenware Signed and titled lower right 11.25” x 11.25”; Frame: 12.625” x 12.625” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian

$2,000–3,000


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50 DAVID GILHOOLY

Erotic Frog Wedding Cake #6 1979 Glazed and painted earthenware Signed and dated This is the final piece in the Erotic Wedding Cake series. 28.5” x 14.25” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Sotheby’s, New York, New York, March 14, 1997, lot 187)

$2,000–3,000


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51 CARLO NASON

Ceiling or table lamp designed c. 1969 Model no. LS 144 A.V. Mazzega 22” x 15” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian

$2000–3000


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52 PIERO FORNASETTI

Hands and Butterflies vase designed 1940 Studio Ars Labor Industrie Riunite (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.

$6,000–8,000


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53 PIERO FORNASETTI

Tema e Variazioni group (14) designed c. 1960; these examples produced later Piero Fornasetti; Rosenthal 13 retain printed manufacturer’s mark and inscribed “Tema e Variazioni/Fornasetti Milano/Made in Italy” to underside; one plate retains Rosenthal tag and inscribed “Rosenthal/Classic/Germany/Fornasetti/Dekor: Tema e Variazioni/ Motiv 1” to underside Comprised of twelve plates, a teapot, and a small cubed jar Various dimensions Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Christie’s, New York, New York, December 11, 2012, lot 355) Literature: Piero Fornasetti: One Hundred Years of Practical Madness. G.Q. Curzio. 2013. 118-129 for similar examples illustrated.; Fornasetti: The Complete Universe. M. Casadio. 2010. 622-645.

$2,000–3,000


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54 ITALIAN MODERN

Bracket lamp designed 1960 Fontana Arte 6” x 8” x 8.5”

Literature: Fontana Arte: Una Storia Trasparente. L. Falconi. 1998. 124.

$1,000–1,500


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55 GIO PONTI Vase

designed 1956 Hand-hammered and fire-enameled copper Unique Designed together with Paolo De Poli 17” x 6” diameter Provenance: Private Collection (acquired through Christie’s, London, United Kingdom, May 26, 2005, lot 125); The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired directly from the above through Wright, Chicago, Illinois, December 12, 2012, lot 133) Literature: De Poli: Smalti Enamels Émaux Emaile Esmatles. G. Ponti. 1958. Figs. 28, 33 for similar examples illustrated.; Gio Ponti. U. La Pietra, ed. 1996. 310-311 for similar examples illustrated.

$7,000–10,000


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56 ARNALDO & GIO POMODORO Box with lid

designed c. 1965 Galleria Il Sestante Stamped “Pomodoro/Il Sestante” to underside of box; retains manufacturer’s label to underside of lid 1.625” x 5.625” x 3” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian

$1,500–2,000


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57 PABLO PICASSO Bird with Worm

1952 Turned round ashtray of white earthenware clay, oxidized paraffin decoration, and white enamel From an edition of 500 Madoura Ramié #172 1.875” x 6.375” diameter; Frame: 9.25” x 9.25” x 6.175” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian Literature: Pablo Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works 19471971. A. Ramié. 1988. #172.

$1,500–2,000


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58 PABLO PICASSO Heads

1956 Turned pitcher of white earthenware clay, oxidized paraffin decoration, and white enamel From an edition of 500 Madoura Bears the inscription “Edition Picasso” and “Edition Picasso” stamp to underside Ramié #367 5” x 6” x 5.5” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian Literature: Pablo Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works 19471971. A. Ramié. 1988. #367.

$2,500–3,500


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59 MARC CHAGALL

Le Bouquet à la Main 1957 Lithograph on Arches paper #19 of 90 Signed in graphite lower right margin beneath image; edition lower left Image/sheet: 14.375” x 11.375”; Frame: 24” x 20.25” Literature: Marc Chagall: The Lithographs. U. Gauss, ed. 1998. #207.

$1,000–1,500


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60 ORONZO GASPARO Still Life

1952 Oil on canvas board Signed and dated upper right edge of board; dated center right in composition; signed, titled, dated, and inscribed “67/167 1/2 East 115 St./New York City” verso; retains B. Lewin Galleries label frame verso Canvas board (vis.): 23.625” x 17.625”; Frame: 34.375” x 28.375” Provenance: Sold by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to Benefit Acquisitions of Latin American Art

$800–1,200


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61 ARNOLD CHANIN

Group from MGM Series (4) 1971 Pastel on paper Each signed twice and dated Composition/sheets each: 19” x 24”

$1,000–1,500


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62 MARTIN BRADLEY

A Walk in the Spring Sunshine 1958 Oil on board Signed and dated lower left in composition; titled and inscribed “8/1102” board verso; retains England & Co. label frame verso Board (vis.): 29.5” x 57.625”; Frame: 34.25” x 62.5” Provenance: England & Co., London, United Kingdom; Private Collection, Los Angeles, California (acquired directly from the above, c. 1990) Exhibited: “Martin Bradley: Paintings 1950-1970,” England & Co., London, November 10-December 1, 1988

$1,500–2,000


Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction June 7 - 14, 2020

63 JOHN DOUGLAS DUDER Still Life with Trumpet 1956 Oil on canvas Signed and dated lower right Canvas (vis.): 7.5” x 17.375”; Frame: 17.125” x 27.125” Provenance: Sold by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to Benefit Acquisitions of Latin American Art

$400–600


Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction June 7 - 14, 2020

64 EUGENIE F. SHONNARD Seated Cat 1949 Bronze #23 of 24 Cast by Santa Fe Bronze, Santa Fe Retains incised signature, date, and edition near base; inscribed “Santa Fe Bronze” near base 6” x 1.75” x 2.75”; 7.25” x 2.25” x 2.625” (with base)

$1,500–2,000


Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction June 7 - 14, 2020

65 JACK ZAJAC

Skull and Horn N.d. Bronze #2 of 12 Retains incised signature and edition 18” x 28” x 18.75” (including base)

$4,000–6,000


Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction June 7 - 14, 2020

66 MARY CASSATT

Sara Wearing Her Bonnet and Coat c. 1904 Transfer lithograph on Ingres d’Arches MBM laid paper Unknown edition size Printed by studio of Auguste Clot, Paris Signed in plate lower right Image/sheet (vis.): 19.875” x 16.375”; Frame: 25.875” x 22.375” Literature: Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Graphic Work. A. D. Breeskin. 1979. #198.

$1,500–2,000


Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction June 7 - 14, 2020

67 LINE VAUTRIN Dish

designed c. 1950 Resin and colored mirrored glass Line Vautrin 1.5” x 5.75” diameter Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Christie’s, New York, New York, January 11, 2011, lot 377)

$3,000–5,000


Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction June 7 - 14, 2020

68 JEAN LURÇAT, ATTRIBUTED Untitled

c. 1935 Wool tapestry 14.625” x 24.25” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Christie’s, New York, New York, December 8, 2004, lot 65) Exhibited: “Aren’t They Lovely? An Exhibition of the Bequest of Thérèse Bonney, Class of 1916,” Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, June 27-September 13, 1992

$400–600


Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction June 7 - 14, 2020

69 JEAN LURÇAT Pitcher

designed c. 1950 #22 of 80 Sant Vicens Signed and inscribed “II Dessin/J. Lurçat/Sant-Vicens/A.H” with edition to underside 14.25” x 9.25” x 8” Provenance: The Estate of Gerard L. Cafesjian (acquired through Christie’s, New York, New York, March 9, 2005, lot 144)

$800–1,200



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