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Edmund de Waal

specific objects, 1

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal

specific objects, 1

specific objects, 1

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 GBP

Lot sold:

21,420

GBP

Edmund de Waal

b. 1964

specific objects, 1


two porcelain vessels in a charred cherrywood block

largest: 10 by 6.5cm.; 4 by 2½in.; smallest: 3 by 6.5cm.; 1¼ by 2½in.

box: 12 by 18 by 13cm.; 4¾ by 7 by 5in.

Executed in 2010. 


We are grateful to the Artist's Studio for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.


The title of the piece refers to Donald Judd's essay of the same title, published in Arts Yearbook 8, 1965. 

Structurally sound. The works appear to be in excellent overall condition. The larger ceramic with some crazing to the glaze in keeping with the Artist's methods and materials. One or two tiny spots of pitting also in keeping with the Artist's working methods. Some light surface dust. The box with some naturally occurring splits to the wood in places. Inspected under Ultraviolet light.


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Alan Cristea Gallery, London, where acquired by the present owner circa 2010