Ohrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)
Franz WestOhrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)
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Ohrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)
Ohrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)
Ohrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)
Ohrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)
Ohrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)
Ohrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)
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Franz West

Ohrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)

Estimate: 18,000 - 25,000 GBP

Franz West

Ohrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)

Estimate: 18,000 - 25,000 GBP
Lot sold:18,900GBP
(1 bid, reserve met)

Description

Franz West

1947 - 2012

Ohrfeigenschleuder (Sapsling)


aluminum, wire, plaster, paper maché and dispersion

42 by 16 by 4.5 cm. 16½ by 6⅜ by 1¾ in.

Executed circa 1980.

Condition report

Colour:

Please note the colours in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings

Condition:

This work is in very good condition. Very close inspection reveals a few specks of loss in isolated places throughout, most notably to the bass of the handle component, and a few fine drying cracks in isolated places most notably to the spherical component. There is some slightl discolouration, which is in keeping with the age of the work.


Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


To request a condition report for this lot, please contact Witt.Kegel@sothebys.com


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Provenance

Private Collection, Zurich
Neumeister Kunstauktionen, Munich, 3 December 2015, Lot 18
Acquired from the above by the present owner