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Pavel Tchelitchew

Costume Design for a Persian in Le Coq d'Or

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 GBP

Property from the Private Collection of Pat and Michael York

Pavel Tchelitchew

Pavel Tchelitchew

Costume Design for a Persian in Le Coq d'Or

Costume Design for a Persian in Le Coq d'Or

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 GBP

Lot sold:

27,720

GBP

Property from the Private Collection of Pat and Michael York

Pavel Tchelitchew

1898 - 1957

Costume Design for a Persian in Le Coq d'Or


signed and inscribed in Latin and dated 1923 l.r.; further stamped with the artist's signature on the reverse

gouache and silver paint heightened with gold over pencil on card

Sheet: 32.5 by 25cm, 12¾ by 9¾in.

Framed: 53 by 44.5cm, 21 by 17½in.

The sheet has discoloured in line with age. The top and right edges are deckled. There are a few small tears and a minor loss to the top left corner and minor wear to the other corners. There is horizontal creasing along the top edge, diagonal creases in the upper right and a few tiny horizontal creases in the lower left edge. There are losses to the gold as well as scattered surface abrasions and scratching to the red pigments. There is a layer of surface dirt, mount staining and the odd minor spot of foxing. The sheet has been adhered to the mount along all four edges. Held behind plexiglass and framed.


Condition 9 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Studio Sale) is not applicable to this lot. 


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Estate of the artist
Richard Nathanson, London, July 1977
Exhibition catalogue Pavel Tchelitchew 1898-1957: A Collection of Fifty-four Theatre Designs c.1919-1923, London, 1976, no.42, p.28 illustrated b/w
London, The Alpine Club, Pavel Tchelitchew 1898-1957: A Collection of Fifty-four Theatre Designs c.1919-1923, 13-22 December 1976, no.42