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 Beaker vase circa 1954 Porcelain, inlaid "chord and disc" design beneath pale yellow glaze. 4 7/8 x 4 x 3 7/8 in. (12.5 x 10.3 x 9.7 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Stephen Andrews Collection, London Exhibited "Lucie Rie: A retrospective exhibition of earthenware, stoneware

Lot #: 91

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Large bottle vase with flaring lip circa 1978 Stoneware, shiny white glaze with manganese brown speckle. 16 1/2 in. (41.8 cm) high, 6 7/8 in. (17.6 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Artist Bio Lucie Rie Austrian • 1902 - 1995 Dame Lucie Rie studied under Michael Powolny at the

Lot #: 92

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Bottle vase with flared lip circa 1976 Stoneware, matte white glaze with a manganese speckle. 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm) high, 6 1/4 in. (16 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie's, London, “British Decorative Arts from 1880 to the Present Day,” July 8, 1986, lot 450

Lot #: 93

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Tall bottle vase with central ovoid volume circa 1956 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 19 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. (49.5 x 21 x 15 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance

Lot #: 94

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Large bowl circa 1980 Stoneware, matte white glaze with golden lip. 4 5/8 in. (11.6 cm) high, 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Literature John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: a survey of her life and work, exh. cat., Crafts Council and The Victoria and Albert Museum

Lot #: 95

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie "Knitted" bowl circa 1982 Stoneware, inlaid with manganese beneath grey. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm) high, 9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie’s, London, "Contemporary Ceramics," December 16, 1985, lot 203 Literature John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: a survey

Lot #: 96

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Large conical "Rice" bowl circa 1978 Porcelain, matte white glaze with golden lip, the glaze flowing into pierced dots in the body. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) high, 7 1/2 in. (19.2 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Literature John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: a survey of her life and work

Lot #: 97

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Deep bowl circa 1956 Porcelain, manganese and white glazes, with a deep band of fine sgraffito design. 4 3/4 x 7 1/8 x 6 7/8 in. (12.2 x 18.2 x 17.5 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Literature John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: a survey of her life and work, exh. cat., Crafts Council and The

Lot #: 98

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Early "Thistle" form circa 1958 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 5 5/8 x 8 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. (14.3 x 20.5 x 9 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie’s, London

Lot #: 99

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Large bottle circa 1958 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 17 1/2 in. (44.4 cm) high, 6 1/4 in. (16 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie's London

Lot #: 100

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Composite form with vertical impression circa 1969 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 5 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. (14.5 x 15 x 14 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance

Lot #: 101

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Tall "Cycladic" form 1967 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 14 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (37 x 6.8 x 6.8 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie’s, London, "Contemporary

Lot #: 102

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Pot with ovoid volume and flattened neck circa 1972 Stoneware, black glaze. 6 3/4 x 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (17 x 13 x 9.5 cm)
Literature Tony Birks, Hans Coper, Yeovil, 2006, pp. 149, 211 for similar examples

Lot #: 103

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Black "Cycladic" pot circa 1974 Stoneware, black glaze. 7 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (20 x 4.2 x 4 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Literature Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, and their pupils: A selection of contemporary ceramics illustrating their influence, exh. cat., Sainsbury Centre for Visual

Lot #: 104

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Hans Coper

Hans Coper Ovoid volume with flattened cylinder circa 1968 Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and engobes over a body with textured and incised linear designs, the interior with manganese glaze. 13 7/8 x 8 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. (35.5 x 22 x 22 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Sotheby’s

Lot #: 105

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Deep bowl with oval lip circa 1956 Porcelain, manganese glaze, sgraffito and inlaid bands at the lip. 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 x 7 1/8 in. (13.7 x 20.8 x 18.2 cm) Impressed with artist’s seal.
Literature John Houston, ed., Lucie Rie: a survey of her life and work, exh. cat., Crafts Council and The

Lot #: 106

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie Vase with elongated neck circa 1968 Porcelain, duck egg blue and peach colored glazes. 11 3/4 in. (30 cm) high, 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm) diameter Impressed with artist’s seal.
Provenance Christie’s, London, "Contemporary Ceramics," December 16, 1985, lot 211 Artist Bio Lucie Rie Austrian • 1902

Lot #: 107

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Josef Hoffmann

Josef Hoffmann "Haus Koller" armchair designed circa 1911, manufactured circa 1980 Mohair velvet, ebonized wood. 36 1/2 x 36 x 33 in. (92.7 x 91.4 x 83.8 cm) Manufactured by Franz Wittmann, Austria. Underside with firm's bronze tag.
Literature Mark Emery, Furniture by Architects, New York, 1983, p

Lot #: 108

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lord Snowdon (Antony Armstrong Jones)

Lord Snowdon (Antony Armstrong Jones) Dame Lucie Rie Seated Beside the Korean Pot circa 1990 Color photograph. Image: 11 5/8 x 11 5/8 in. (29.5 x 29.5 cm) Sheet: 15 x 12 in. (38.1 x 30.5 cm) Lower left signed in pen with SNOWDON.
Provenance Bonhams, Knightsbridge, "The Art & Influence of Asia

Lot #: 109

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Andrée Putman

Andrée Putman Carpet circa 1990 Virgin wool. 71 x 95 in. (180.3 x 241.3 cm) Manufactured by Tai Ping, Hong Kong. With manufacturer's tags

Lot #: 110

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Chair and sofa designed circa 1930, manufactured 1970s Leather, mahogany-veneered wood. Sofa: 30 x 90 x 32 in. (76.2 x 228.6 x 81.3 cm) Chair: 30 x 34 1/4 x 32 in. (76.2 x 87 x 81.3 cm) Manufactured by Knoll International, USA.
Literature Christiane Lange, Ludwig Mies van

Lot #: 111

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Lucia Mercer

Lucia Mercer Pair of "Stump" side tables circa 1982 Nero Marquina marble. Each: 14 7/8 x 14 1/4 x 13 in. (37.8 x 36.2 x 33 cm) Manufactured by Knoll International, USA. Underside of each engraved with designer's monogram.
Literature Jerryll Habegger and Joseph H. Osman, Sourcebook of Modern

Lot #: 112

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Ken Price

Ken Price Three studies 1986 Ink on paper. Various sizes, largest sheet: 13 x 11 in. (33 x 27.9 cm) Lower right signed and dated PRICE '86.
Provenance Willard Gallery, New York Acquired from the above, 1986

Lot #: 113

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Ken Price

Ken Price "Study for Vase Decor," and Untitled 1986 Ink on paper. Various sizes, largest sheet: 13 x 11 in. (33 x 27.9 cm) Lower front edge of one image titled in pen with Study for Vase Decor, lower front right edge of each signed and dated PRICE '86.
Provenance Willard Gallery, New York Acquired

Lot #: 114

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Ken Price

Ken Price Two works: "Study for Club Vase" and "Study for Vase 'Club Atomica,'" 1986 Ink on paper. 8 3/8 x 11 1/8 in. (21.3 x 28.3 cm) Lower left titled in pencil with Study for Club Vase and Study for Vase "Club Atomica" respectively. Lower right of each signed and dated PRICE '86.
Provenance

Lot #: 115

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Ken Price

Ken Price Group of twelve “Town Wares,” from the “Easter Island” series circa 1977 Glazed ceramic. Vase: 14 in. (35.6 cm) high Round plate: 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm) diameter Oval plates: 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (29.2 x 19.1 cm) Tallest cup: 3 in. (7.6 cm) high Comprising one "Town vase," one round "Town

Lot #: 116

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Afra and Tobia Scarpa

Afra and Tobia Scarpa Pair of "Soriana" sofas, lounge chair and ottoman 1977 Leather, Dacron fiberfill, and chromium-plated steel. Each sofa: 27 1/4 x 99 1/2 x 39 in. (69.2 x 252.7 x 99.1 cm) Chair: 27 1/4 x 35 x 50 in (69.2 x 88.9 x 127 cm) Ottoman: 15 x 32 x 29 in (38.1 x 81.3 x 73.7 cm

Lot #: 117

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Betty Lee Stern

Betty Lee Stern Custom carpet 1990s Wool. 165 1/2 x 240 in. (420.4 x 609.6 cm) Manufactured by Tai Ping, Hong Kong. With manufacturer's tags

Lot #: 118

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Cini Boeri

Cini Boeri "Lunario" coffee table 1970s Chromium-plated steel, glass. 16 7/8 x 59 x 43 1/4 in. (42.9 x 149.9 x 109.9 cm) Manufactured by Knoll International, USA. Tabletop with V.A.P decal

Lot #: 119

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013

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Marcel Breuer

Marcel Breuer Pair of vitrines, model no. S40 designed circa 1924, manufactured 1980s Glass, painted wood, bronze. Each: 64 5/8 x 31 1/2 x 31 1/2 in. (164.1 x 80 x 80 cm) Manufactured by Tecta, Germany

Lot #: 120

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

Date: 17 Dec 2013