• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2185

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June - 1 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 121

    Gifford Myers (American, 20th Century)

    "Retreat to Tradition"

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Gifford Myers (American, 20th Century)
    "Retreat to Tradition"
    each signed, titled and dated '"RETREAT TO TRADITION" GIFFORD MYERS 1983' (on the side)
    each glaze and acrylic on ceramic
    overall 2¼ x 6¼ x 2 in. (5.7 x 15.9 x 5.1 cm.)
    Each executed in 1983. (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    with John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1984.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BETTY FREEMAN


    Exhibited

    San Francisco, John Berggruen Gallery, Gifford Myers Recent Work, 18 January-18 February 1984, no. 10.
    Santa Barbara, University Art Museum University of California, Gifford Myers: Real Estart Multiple Listings, 27 March-28 April 1985.