The Betty Lee and Aaron Stern Collection

Phillips
New York

Date of the auction: 17.12.2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Large open form bowl circa 1980 Porcelain, manganese glaze with radiating sgraffito design. 3 3/4 x 12 7/8 in. (9.4 x 32.8 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie's London, “British Decorative Arts from 1880 to the Present Day," January 28, 1986, lot 76 Fischer Fine Art

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Early "Flask" bottle circa 1955 Porcelain, manganese and matte blue glazes, unglazed bands and sgraffito. 9 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 1 7/8 in. (24 x 8 x 4.8 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal and original Lucie Rie Pottery sticker.
Provenance Christie's, London, “British Decorative Arts from 1880 to

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Tall cylindrical vase with flaring rim circa 1972 Porcelain, manganese and terracotta glazes, sgraffito on the lip and shoulder, with three bands of blue inlay. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm) high, 4 3/4 in. (12 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie’s, London, "Contemporary

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Miniature vase circa 1980 Porcelain, golden manganese and matte blue glazes, sgraffito, unglazed bands and inlaid lines. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) high, 3 1/8 in. (8 cm) diameter Impressed with artist's seal.
Literature Tony Birks, Lucie Rie, Paris, 2008, p. 109 for a similar example Artist Bio

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Vase with flaring lip circa 1976 Porcelain, manganese and matte blue glazes, sgraffito lip and shoulder and three inlaid bands. 8 3/8 in. (21.4 cm) high, 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie’s, London, "Contemporary Ceramics," July 22, 1985, lot 213

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Small "Spade" form circa 1972 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 2 1/8 in. (15.2 x 15 x 5.5 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie's, London, “British

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$16,000 - US$24,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Ovoid volume on a cylindrical foot 1975 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a textured body, the interior with manganese glaze. 7 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in. (19.4 x 8 x 7 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Bonhams, London, "Contemporary Ceramics," June 17

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$16,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Spade" form circa 1970 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 9 x 5 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (23 x 15 x 6 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Literature Cyril Frankel, Modern Pots: Hans Coper

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$16,000 - US$24,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Spade" form circa 1967 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 9 3/8 x 7 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. (23.8 x 19.5 x 7 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie’s, London, "Contemporary

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$16,000 - US$24,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Spade" form circa 1973 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 9 5/8 x 6 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (24.4 x 15.5 x 8 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$16,000 - US$24,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Thistle" form circa 1970 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 11 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 3 5/8 in. (28.7 x 23.6 x 9.2 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Literature Margot Coatts, ed., Lucie Rie

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Flaring footed bowl circa 1980 Porcelain, golden manganese glaze with concentric bands of inlay and sgraffito. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) high, 9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Literature Lucie Rie: A Retrospective, exh. cat., The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Deep conical bowl circa 1982 Porcelain, golden manganese glaze with bands of inlaid and sgraffito grid designs. 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm) high, 8 7/8 in. (22.4 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie’s, London, "Contemporary Ceramics," December 7, 1983, lot 135 Literature

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie "Byzantine" style vase circa 1982 Porcelain, golden manganese glaze, sgraffito on the shoulder and interior. 10 7/8 in. (27.5 cm) high, 3 7/8 in. (10 cm) diameter Impressed with artist's seal.
Literature John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: a survey of her life and work, exh. cat., Crafts Council

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$16,000 - US$24,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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André Dubreuil

André Dubreuil Unique clock circa 1990 Gold-painted and enameled copper, steel, clear convex glass. 28 1/2 x 17 3/4 x 7 3/8 in. (72.4 x 45.1 x 18.7 cm)
Provenance Galerie Mougin, Paris Acquired from the above, 1999 Literature Claire Downey, Neo Furniture, London, 1992, p. 62 for a similar example

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Louis I. Kahn

Louis I. Kahn "Cortile of 'Il Gotico' (Palazzo Communale), Piacenza," 1928-1929 Pencil, graphite and ink on paper. 12 x 8 5/8 in. (30.5 x 21.9 cm) Together with a certificate of authenticity from Sue Ann Kahn.
Provenance Collection of the artist Sue Ann Kahn Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Large early oval bowl with abstract design in the well circa 1953 Stoneware, the exterior with layered white porcelain slips and engobes, the interior with manganese glaze revealing a white linear design beneath. 5 1/8 x 11 x 10 7/8 in. (13 x 28 x 27.6 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Cup on stand with central disc circa 1965 Stoneware, black glaze. 4 3/4 in. (12 cm) high, 3 1/2 in. (9 cm) diameter Impressed with artist's seal.
Literature Lucie Rie/Hans Coper: Masterworks by Two British Potters, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, p. 22 for a

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$14,000 - US$18,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Small "Digswell" composite form circa 1959 Stoneware, black glaze. 5 3/8 in. (13.5 cm) high, 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm) diameter Impressed with artist's seal.
Literature Tony Birks, Hans Coper, Yeovil, 2006, p. 95 for a similar example

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Digswell" composite form with flattened central volume circa 1960 Stoneware, black glaze. 10 1/2 in. (26.8 cm) high, 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm) diameter Impressed with artist's seal.
Exhibited “Lucie Rie/Hans Coper: Masterworks by Two British Potters,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Digswell" composite form circa 1963 Stoneware, black glaze. 7 1/2 in. (9.2 cm) high, 6 1/4 in. (16 cm) diameter Impressed with artist's seal.
Provenance Christie’s, London, "Contemporary Ceramics," July 22, 1985, lot 236 Literature Margot Coatts, ed., Lucie Rie & Hans Coper: Potters in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$14,000 - US$18,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Digswell" composite form with disc circa 1960 Stoneware, black glaze. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm) high, 3 7/8 in. (10 cm) diameter Impressed with artist's seal.
Literature Cyril Frankel, Modern Pots: Hans Coper, Lucie Rie & their Contemporaries: The Lisa Sainsbury Collection, London, 2000, p. 46

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Holly Coulis

Holly Coulis Untitled (2 Ghosts) 2002 Acrylic on canvas. 24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm) Stretcher signed in pen with HOLLY COULIS.
Provenance Zach Feuer Gallery, New York Acquired from the above, 2002

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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André Dubreuil

André Dubreuil Pair of centerpieces circa 2004 Patinated steel, etched copper, quartz crystal. Tallest: 16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm) high From the production of four.
Provenance Galerie Mougin, Paris Literature Jean-Louis Gaillemin, André Dubreuil: Poète du Fer, Poet of Iron, Paris, 2006, cat. no. 261

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Cycladic" arrow form circa 1972 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 9 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 4 3/4 in. (24.2 x 6 x 12 cm) Impressed with artist's seal.
Provenance Fifty/50, New York

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Cycladic" pot with wide shoulder circa 1972 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 9 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (24.4 x 11.4 x 5.5 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Cycladic" pot with spherical volume and oval lip circa 1974 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 5 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (15 x 9.5 x 6.5 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Literature

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Pot with four indents and central stem holder circa 1972 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 8 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. (21 x 17 x 16 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$16,000 - US$24,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper "Spade" form circa 1969 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 12 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (31.8 x 17 x 8 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie's London, “British

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$16,000 - US$24,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Large open form bowl circa 1960 Stoneware, flowing "Dolomite" glaze with an unglazed ring in the well. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) high, 14 1/2 in. (36.7 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie’s, London, "Contemporary Ceramics," July 22, 1985, lot 2 Literature John Houston

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013