La Ménagerie

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 12.11.2019

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Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985) Porte-manteaux au hibou bronze with brown and green patina Height: 65 5/8 in. (180 cm.) Conceived in 1965, cast by 1968 Provenance Mr. and Mrs. William H. Weintraub, New York, acquired from the artist, 1968. Thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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REMBRANDT BUGATTI (1884-1916)

REMBRANDT BUGATTI (1884-1916) Deux léopards marchant signed and stamped with foundry mark ‘R. Bugatti A.A. HEBRARD CIRE PERDUE’ and inscribed twice ‘M’ (on the top of the base) bronze with black patina 9 x 35 x 4 ½ in. (23 x 89 x 11.5 cm.) Conceived circa 1912, cast by 1934 Provenance A.A. Hébrard

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$450,000 - US$650,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)

FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008) Unique 'Hippopotame I' Bathtub signed, stamped with the artist's monogram and dated ' FxL 69 FRANCOIS-X LALANNE' (on the right side of the head) welded brass and copper 50 ½ x 114 x 33 in. (128.3 x 289.6 x 83.8 cm.), closed Conceived in 1968, executed in 1969

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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CLAUDE LALANNE (1924-2019)

CLAUDE LALANNE (1924-2019) Unique 'Structure végétale avec singes' Chandelier impressed with signature, inscribed with artist's monogram, dated and numbered '1/1 2012 C.L. LALANNE' electroplated bronze Height: 63 ½ in. (161.3 cm.), excluding fittings Width: 65 in. (167 cm.) Executed in 2012; this

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933)

FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933) Ours blanc signed 'POMPON' (on left rear foot) white marble 9 ¾ x 18 x 4 ½ in. (24.7 x 45.7 x 11.5 cm.) Conceived circa 1923, carved in 1928 Provenance Galerie Duchemin, Paris, acquired directly from the artist, 1928. Susana and Georges Tresca, Paris and Buenos Aires

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933)

FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933) Boston-Terrier or Toy signed and stamped with foundry mark 'POMPON C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the base) bronze with black patina 11 ¾ x 13 ¼ x 5 7/8 in. (29.8 x 33.7 x 14.9 cm.) Conceived in 1930, cast circa 1965-1970 Provenance Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)

FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008) Gorille dérangé inscribed with signature, the artist's monogram and numbered 'LALANNE FxL 5/8' (on the right shoulder) and with foundry mark 'bocquel fd.' (on the back) bronze with dark brown patina 22 x 30 x 22 in. (55.9 x 76.2 x 55.9 cm.) Conceived in 2007 in an

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FERNANDO BOTERO (b. 1932)

FERNANDO BOTERO (b. 1932) Bird on a Perch signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Botero E.A. 2/2 D P FONDERIA' (on the back of the base) bronze with dark brown patina Height: 19 ¾ in. (50.2 cm), including base Conceived and cast in 2006 in an edition of six plus two artist's proofs

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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REMBRANDT BUGATTI (1884-1916)

REMBRANDT BUGATTI (1884-1916) Deux éléphants, l'un derrière l'autre signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark ‘R.Bugatti (4) A.A. HEBRARD CIRE PERDUE' (on the base) bronze with brown patina 11 3/8 x 27 ½ x 5 ½ in. (29 x 70 x 14 cm.) Conceived circa 1912, cast by 1924 Provenance Galerie A.-A

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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JUDY KENSLEY MCKIE (b. 1944)

JUDY KENSLEY MCKIE (b. 1944) Grizzly Bear Bench signed with the artist's monogram, dated and numbered '© JKM '01 6/10' (on the chest) bronze with dark brown patina 18 ½ x 70 ½ x 21 in. (47 x 179.1 x 53.3 cm.) Conceived in an edition of ten, executed in 2001 Provenance Pritam & Eames, East Hampton

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Wilhelm Hunt Diederich (1884-1953)

Wilhelm Hunt Diederich (1884-1953) Greyhounds inscribed 'HUNT DIEDERICH' (on the base) bronze with dark brown patina Height: 21 in. (53.3 cm.) Conceived circa 1913-1916, cast circa 1920s Provenance Elizabeth Stuyvesant Brown, New York, Estate Sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 11 February 1955, lot 224

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933)

FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933) Ours blanc signed and stamped with foundry mark 'POMPON C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (under the left rear foot) bronze with black patina 9 ½ x 17 ¾ x 4 1/8 in. (24 x 45 x 10.5 cm.) Conceived in 1924, cast in 1925 Provenance Jean Luce, Paris, acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$220,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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REMBRANDT BUGATTI (1884-1916)

REMBRANDT BUGATTI (1884-1916) Léopard au repos, ville de Paris, petit modèle signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'R. Bugatti (B.3) A.A. HÉBRARD CIRE PERDUE (on a corner of the base) bronze with brown and green patina 14 x 21 x 7 in. (35.5 x 53.5 x 17.5 cm.), including the base Conceived

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$400,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976)

ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976) Cheval II signed with the artist's monogram and numbered 'CA 5/6' (on the rear right leg) bronze with black patina 4 ½ x 8 x 4 ¾ in. (11.4 x 20.3 x 12.1 cm.) Conceived in 1930, cast in 1966 in an edition of six plus one artist's proof Provenance Galerie Maeght, Paris

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$25,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985) Chat maître d'hôtel stamped with the artist's monogram 'DG' (on the top of the base) bronze with green and brown-black patina with red highlights 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ x 3 5/8 in. (28.5 x 22.3 x 9.2 cm.) Conceived in 1961, cast by 1964 Provenance Adrien Maeght, Paris. Mrs. Albert

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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DAVID WISEMAN (b. 1981)

DAVID WISEMAN (b. 1981) Owl on Branch signed with initals and numbered ‘DW 10’ (on the wall mount) porcelain and bronze with dark patina 25 x 27 ¼ x 12 ¾ in. (63.5 x 69.2 x 23.3 cm.) Executed in 2012 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, 2012

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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REMBRANDT BUGATTI (1884-1916)

REMBRANDT BUGATTI (1884-1916) Petite panthère signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark ‘R. Bugatti A.A. HEBRARD CIRE PERDUE (1)' (along the back edge of the base) bronze with brown patina 7 x 14 5/8 x 5 in. (18 x 37 x 12.5 cm.) Conceived circa 1909-1910, cast by 1911 Provenance Mr. Maire

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933)

FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933) Perdreau rouge signed and stamped with the foundry mark 'POMPON C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the base) bronze with brown patina 9 ¾ x 8 ½ x 3 ¾ in. (24.6 x 21.5 x 9.5 cm.) Conceived and cast circa 1924-1933 Provenance Private Collection, acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$50,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933)

FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933) Oie signed and numbered, and stamped with foundry mark 'POMPON C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the base near the right foot) bronze with brown patina 9 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 5 ¼ in. (25.2 x 21.3 x 13.2 cm.) Conceived circa 1926, cast before 1930 Provenance Albert Marquet, Paris

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933)

FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933) Ours blanc signed and stamped with foundry mark 'POMPON C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (under the left rear foot) bronze with black patina 4 7/8 x 9 1/8 x 2 1/8 in. (12.2 x 23.2 x 5.5 cm.) Conceived and cast in 1925 Provenance Private Collection, Lyon, acquired during the

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$50,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933)

FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933) Poule d'eau signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'POMPON 18 C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the base near the rear foot) bronze with slate-gray patina 10 ¼ x 11 ½ x 4 ½ in. (26 x 29 x 11.7 cm.) Conceived in 1923, cast by 1926 Provenance Galerie St Louis, Grenoble

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$35,000 - US$45,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933)

FRANÇOIS POMPON (1855-1933) Pintade signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Pompon (C.7) A.A. HEBRARD CIRE PERDUE' (on the base) bronze with a brown-black patina 7 ¾ x 8 ¾ x 4 in. (19.7 x 22.3 x 10.5 cm.) Conceived circa 1910-1912, cast in 1927 Provenance Galerie A.A. Hébrard, Paris. Private

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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REMBRANDT BUGATTI (1884-1916)

REMBRANDT BUGATTI (1884-1916) Une oie, petit modèle signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'R. Bugatti (1) A.A. HEBRARD CIRE PERDUE' (on a corner of the base) bronze with brown patina 5 ¾ x 5 ½ x 2 5/8 in. (14.5 x 13.9 x 6.6 cm.) Conceived circa 1911-1912, cast by 1912 Provenance Donated by

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Fernando Botero (b. 1932)

Fernando Botero (b. 1932) Cat signed and numbered 'Botero 3/6' (on the base) bronze with brown patina 11 x 25 x 7 ¾ in. (27.9 x 63.5 x 19.7 cm.) Conceived in 2003, cast in an edition of six plus artist's proofs Provenance Galeria Ramis Barquet, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$400,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)

FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008) Unique 'Rhinocéros IV' signed, signed again with initals, dated and numbered ‘F.X.L. Lalanne 2001 1/1’ (on the back of the front legs) polished black marble 15 ¼ x 35 x 10 in. (38.7 x 88.9 x 25.4 cm.) Conceived and executed in 2001; this work is unique Provenance

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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After Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

After Diego Giacometti (1902-1985) 'La promenade des amis' Tapestry signed with the artist's monogram (on the reverse of the tapestry), signed and numbered 'D. GiACOMETTi 21/100' (on the label attached to the reverse) hand-woven wool 91 ¼ x 69 5/8 in. (232 x 177 cm.) Conceived in 1983 in an edition

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)

FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008) Tortue stamped with the artist's monogram, dated and numbered 'FxL 73 34/100' (on the underside) patinated metal 5 3/8 x 10 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (13.7 x 26.4 x 18.7 cm.) Executed in 1973 Provenance Demisch Danant, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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ÉDOUARD MARCEL SANDOZ (1881-1971)

ÉDOUARD MARCEL SANDOZ (1881-1971) Singe, enroulé dans sa queue signed, dedicated and stamped with foundry mark ' Ed M Sandoz À Félix Weber C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (along the sides of the base) bronze with black patina 7 5/8 x 6 7/8 x 3 ¾ in. (19.5 x 17.5 x 9.5 cm.) Conceived in 1922 Provenance

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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ÉDOUARD MARCEL SANDOZ (1881-1971)

ÉDOUARD MARCEL SANDOZ (1881-1971) Merle d'Afrique signed and stamped with foundry mark 'Ed. M. Sandoz C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (to the left of the tail) bronze with dark brown patina 6 7/8 x 17 ½ x 8 5/8 in. (17.5 x 44.5 x 22 cm.) Conceived in 1924

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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ÉDOUARD MARCEL SANDOZ (1881-1971)

ÉDOUARD MARCEL SANDOZ (1881-1971) Poisson-boeuf signed and stamped with foundry mark ' Ed. M. Sandoz C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE ' (near the tail) bronze with dark brown patina 4 ½ x 10 1/8 x 4 ¼ in. (11.5 x 25.5 x 11 cm.) Conceived in 1920

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019