12 February 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
HELMUT NEWTON (1920-2004)
Photograph and Fountain Pen from a Helmut Newton Montblanc Meisterstück Set, 1999
gelatin silver print; and a black resin pen, engraved with Helmut Newton's signature, enhanced by gold plated bands, one engraved Montblanc Meisterstück No. 149, enhanced by a circular-cut diamond, with an 18K gold nib, inlaid with platinum accents engraved with scrolling motifs, the Montblanc logo, and Meisterstück facsimile signature in gold Helmut Newton, no. 27/75, in presentation box; the print signed and numbered '27/75' in ink (on the recto)
14½ x 9¾in. (36.8 x 24.7cm.) (2)
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Christie's, New York, Magnificent Jewels, April 11, 2001, from lot 276.
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