Shape & Space: New Ceramic Presence

Phillips
London

Date of the auction: 05.10.2018

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Kathy Butterly

Property from a Private New York Collection Kathy Butterly Follow Overgrown incised with the artist's name and date 'Kathy/ Butterly/ 2000'; further titled and dated in pen 'OVERGROWN/ 2001' on the underside glazed earthenware, glazed porcelain height 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.) Executed in 2001.
Provenance

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £12,000 - £16,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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George Ohr

Property from the Collection of Marty and Estelle Shack George Ohr Follow Tall two-handled vase impressed 'G. E. OHR, Biloxi, Miss,' on the underside glazed earthenware height 23.3 cm (9 1/8 in.) Executed circa 1895.
Provenance Ojo Ohr, Biloxi, Mississippi Acquired from the above by the present

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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George Ohr

Property from the Collection of Marty and Estelle Shack George Ohr Follow Mottled two-sided, two-handled vase impressed twice 'GEO. E. OHR' and 'BILOXI, MISS' on the underside glazed earthenware height 18 cm (7 1/8 in.) Executed circa 1895.
Provenance Clo, Ojo, and Geo Ohr, Biloxi, Mississippi James

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Ken Price

Ken Price Follow Edo painted ceramic, maple, painted wood, and glass ceramic: 11.2 x 10.8 x 11 cm (4 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 3/8 in.) display box: 43.8 x 44.3 x 44.3 cm (17 1/4 x 17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.) Executed in 1983.
Provenance Willard Gallery, New York Garth Clark Gallery, New York Acquired from the above

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Yoshitomo Nara

Yoshitomo Nara Follow Untitled glazed ceramic diameter 77 cm (30 3/8 in.) depth 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.) Executed in 2007.
Provenance Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York Private Collection, Asia Literature Masakazu Takei, ed., Yoshitomo Nara. Ceramic Works , Tokyo, 2010, p. 77 (illustrated) Noriko Miyamura

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Claudi Casanovas

Property from a Private Collection, UK Claudi Casanovas Follow Lluna Nova (Juno, La Daurada, Mercè, Nigra sum, Nuria), from the 'Lunar Cycle' series stoneware, fired and polished largest 33 x 70 x 57 cm (12 7/8 x 27 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.) Executed in 2013.
Provenance Erskine, Hall & Coe, London Acquired

Lot #: 58

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Lucio Fontana

Lucio Fontana Follow Testa di Medusa incised with the artist's initials 'LF' on the reverse earthenware, lustre glaze 5.8 x 6 x 4.5 cm (2 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.) Executed in 1947-50, this work is registered with the Fondazione Lucio Fontana under archive no. 1173/001.
Provenance Private Collection

Lot #: 59

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei Follow He Xie porcelain, in approximately 2,300 parts dimensions variable Executed in 2010.
Provenance Frahm Ltd., Hong Kong Private Collection, Europe Exhibited New York, Mary Boone Gallery, Ai Weiwei: Forge, 19 October - 21 December 2012, pp. 58-59, 62-65 (another variant illustrated

Lot #: 60

Estimate: £400,000 - £600,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Lucie Rie

Property from a Private Collection, Santa Monica, California Lucie Rie Follow Footed bowl impressed with artist's seal stoneware, matt blue glaze with golden manganese lip diameter 18.2 cm (7 1/8 in.) Executed in 1985.
Provenance Fischer Fine Art, London Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 61

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Lucio Fontana

62 Property from a Private Collector Lucio Fontana Follow Cavallo signed 'L. Fontana/M.G./A.' on the underside glazed stoneware 59.5 x 79.5 x 46 cm (23 3/8 x 31 1/4 x 18 1/8 in.) Executed in 1935-36.
Provenance Maurizio Mazocchi, Milan Alberto Scarzella, Milan Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco

Lot #: 62

Estimate: £400,000 - £600,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Fausto Melotti

Property from a Private Collection Fausto Melotti Follow Female figure signed with the artist's 7 dot cipher on the underside enamelled ceramic height 21.7 cm (8 1/2 in.) Executed circa 1950, this work is registered with the Archivio Fausto Melotti, Milan.
Provenance Giorgio Casali, Milan Thence by

Lot #: 63

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Simone Leigh

Simone Leigh Follow Untitled salt-glazed porcelain 20.3 x 36.8 x 20.3 cm (7 7/8 x 14 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.) Executed in 2012.
Provenance Tilton Gallery, New York Private Collection, USA Catalogue Essay The present work, with arresting technical and physical presence, recalls traumas of the past; the

Lot #: 64

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Sarah Lucas

Sarah Lucas Follow Toilet Elevation tights, fluff, concrete blocks, ceramic toilet and wooden table, in 3 parts 135 x 123.5 x 55 cm (53 1/8 x 48 5/8 x 21 5/8 in.) Executed in 2011.
Provenance Sadie Coles HQ, London Exhibited Kunsthalle Krems, Lucas Bosch Gelatin , 17 July - 6 November 2011 Milan

Lot #: 65

Estimate: £70,000 - £90,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Roy Lichtenstein

Property of a Distinguished European Collector Roy Lichtenstein Follow Ceramic Sculpture #10 signed with the artist's initials and dated 'rf Lichtenstein '65' on the underside painted and glazed ceramic 21.6 x 22.5 x 21.6 cm (8 1/2 x 8 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.) Executed in 1965. This work will be included in

Lot #: 66

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Peter Voulkos

Property from a Private Collection, Los Angeles Peter Voulkos Follow Untitled vase signed in iron oxide 'Voulkos/59' on the underside glazed stoneware height 50.8 cm (20 in.) Executed in 1959.
Provenance Junia Cone Margaret (Peggy) Cone Voulkos Thence by descent to Pier Voulkos Acquired from the

Lot #: 67

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Andrew Lord

Andrew Lord Follow The Italian set in intense light. Angled. Black. incised with the artist's name and date 'Andrew/ Lord/ 1981' on the underside of four pieces; further incised with the artist's initials and date 'AL/ 81' on the interior of one piece earthenware tallest 25.4 cm (10 in.) high

Lot #: 68

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Betty Woodman

Property of an Italian Gentleman Betty Woodman Follow Balustrade Relief Vase 07-4 impressed with the artist's signature 'WOODMAN' on the reverse glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, and paint 135.3 x 158.8 x 24 cm (53 1/4 x 62 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.) Executed in 2007.
Provenance Acquired directly from

Lot #: 69

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Hans Coper

Property from a Private Collection, Santa Monica, California Hans Coper Follow Spade form impressed with artist’s seal stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze height 21 cm (8 1/4 in.) Executed in

Lot #: 70

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Hans Coper

Property from a Private Collection, Santa Monica, California Hans Coper Follow Cycladic arrow form impressed with artist's seal stoneware, black glaze height 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.) Executed in 1970.
Provenance Fischer Fine Art, London Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1970 Literature

Lot #: 71

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Hans Coper

Property from a Private Collection, Germany Hans Coper Follow Cycladic arrow form impressed with artist's seal stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the base with a black glaze over a textured body height 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in

Lot #: 72

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Roberto Lugo

Roberto Lugo Follow Obama and Me signed 'Robske' on the underside porcelain, China paint, and lustre glaze height 119.4 cm (47 in.) Executed in 2017.
Exhibited Storrs, University of Connecticut, New Life: A Table for Everyone , 30 October - 1 December 2017 Pittsburgh, Society for Contemporary Craft

Lot #: 73

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Pablo Picasso

The Property of a Distinguished Collector Pablo Picasso Follow Hibou hand-painted partially glazed tile 34 x 20 x 4 cm (13 3/8 x 7 7/8 x 1 5/8 in.) Executed in 1957. This work is unique and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Mrs Maya Widmaier-Picasso and Mr Claude Picasso.
Provenance

Lot #: 74

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Ron Nagle

Property from a Private New York Collection Ron Nagle Follow Tail Dragger glazed earthenware height 7 cm (2 3/4 in.) Executed in 1995.
Provenance Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998 Exhibited New York, George Adams Gallery, Ron Nagle / George Ohr

Lot #: 75

Estimate: £12,000 - £16,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Ron Nagle

Property from a Private New York Collection Ron Nagle Follow Schtub glazed earthenware height 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.) Executed in 2005.
Provenance Garth Clark Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2005 Exhibited San Francisco, Rena Bransten Gallery, Ron Nagle: Smallfry and

Lot #: 76

Estimate: £12,000 - £16,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Ken Price

77 Ken Price Follow Flat Back fired and painted clay 27 x 27.7 x 24.5 cm (10 5/8 x 10 7/8 x 9 5/8 in.) Executed in 2004.
Provenance Private Collection, Los Angeles Acquired from the above by the present owner Literature Rupert Deese, 'Objects to live with: Ken Price at Chinati', Chinati Foundation

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Ewen Henderson

Property of a Private Collector, UK Ewen Henderson Follow Form from the ‘Complex Series’ mixed laminated clays and glazes 60.5 x 43.5 x 28 cm (23 7/8 x 17 1/8 x 11 in.) Executed in 1988.
Provenance Galerie Besson, London Private Collection, US (acquired from the above in 1988) Private Collection, UK

Lot #: 78

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Sterling Ruby

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection Sterling Ruby Follow The Fed Mortar (Rainbow) incised with the artist's initials and date 'S.R. '09' on the underside glazed ceramic 14.6 x 48.9 x 48.8 cm (5 3/4 x 19 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.) Executed in 2009.
Provenance Xavier Hufkens, Brussels Simon Lee

Lot #: 80

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Otani Workshop

Property of a New York Collector Otani Workshop Follow Netherworld Resident glazed ceramic height 50 cm (19 5/8 in.) Executed circa 2012.
Exhibited Los Angeles, Blum & Poe; New York, Blum & Poe, Kazunori Hamana, Yuji Ueda, Otani Workshop , 11 September 2015 - 3 March - 9 April 2016 Catalogue Essay

Lot #: 81

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018

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Otani Workshop

Property of a New York Collector Otani Workshop Follow Lion Head glazed ceramic height 41 cm (16 1/8 in.) Executed circa 2015.
Exhibited Los Angeles, Blum & Poe; New York, Blum & Poe, Kazunori Hamana, Yuji Ueda, Otani Workshop , 11 September 2015 - 3 March - 9 April 2016

Lot #: 82

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 5 Oct 2018