• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5543

    Collection d'un Amateur provenant d'un hôtel particulier de la Rive Gauche

    2 July 2008, Paris

  • Lot 460

    MARTHA BOTO (1922-2004)

    Microcosmos

    Price Realised  

    MARTHA BOTO (1922-2004)
    Microcosmos
    plexiglas transparent, boules chromées, moteur
    123 x 79 x 79 cm. (48½ x 31 1/8 x 31 1/8 in.)
    Exécuté en 1970


    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

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT payable at 19.6% (5.5% for books) will be added to the buyer’s premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
    Artist''s Resale Right ("droit de Suite"). If the Artist''s Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer also agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist''s collection agent.


    Provenance

    Atelier Martha Boto, Paris
    Vente Anonyme, Artcurial, Paris, 11 décembre 2006, lot 503


    Literature

    A.Pereira, Martha Boto, mémoire de DEA sous la direction de Monsieur Serge Lemoine, Universtié Paris IV Sorbonne, 2005, figure 114 (illustré)


    Post Lot Text

    'Microcosmos'; transparent plexiglas, chrome balls and engine.