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Lucie Rie

Vase

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

Lucie Rie

Lucie Rie

Vase

Vase

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

Lot sold:

56,700

USD

Lucie Rie

Vase


circa 1980

porcelain with white and manganese glaze, a bronzed rim and sgraffito design

with the artist's cypher

4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm) high

3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm) diameter

Overall in very good condition. The porcelain surface is enhanced with a superb off-white glaze with sgraffito designs as well as a rich manganese glaze at its base and rim. The porcelain surface presents with very minor irregularities inherent to the making and to the artist’s handmade technique. The underside of the foot with remnants of an old paper label. This lot has been inspected under UV light and presents with no apparent evidence of restoration.


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.

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

Galerie L'Arc en Seine, Paris
Acquired from the above, 2018