Important Design

Important Design

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Property from a Private West Coast Collection


Auction Closed

July 30, 06:21 PM GMT


30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Private West Coast Collection



circa 1970

glazed stoneware

with the artist's impressed seal

13¼ x 9⅛ x 4¾ in. (33.6 x 23.3 x 12 cm)

Clare Frankel, London

Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1985

Tony Birks, Hans Coper, exh. cat. Norwich, 1983, cover, pp. 70, 151, 155, 157, 171, 172-173 and 175 (for related examples)

Margaret Coatts, Emmanuel Cooper, Peter Dormer, et al, Lucie Rie & Hans Coper: Potters in Parallel, exh. cat., London, 1997, p. 96, cat no. 12.4 (for a related example)

Emmanuel Cooper, Ten Thousand Years of Pottery, Philadelphia, 2000, p. 288 (for a related example)

Cyril Frankel, Modern Pots: Hans Coper, Lucie Rie & Their Contemporaries, The Lisa Sainsbury Collection, Norwich, United Kingdom, 2000, front cover, pp. 10 and 25-31 (for related examples) 

Edmund de Waal, 20th Century Ceramics, London, 2003, p. 127 (for a related example)