• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2822

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    17 June 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 79

    Panamarenko (BELGIAN, B. 1940)

    Reis naar de sterren - Model for a magnetic spaceship

    Price Realised  


    Panamarenko (BELGIAN, B. 1940)
    Reis naar de sterren - Model for a magnetic spaceship
    signed and numbered 'Panamarenko 31/50' (on a label attached to the wooden base)
    copperwire coils, ironwire, wood and copper in a perspex box
    42.5 x 57 x 16 cm. (perspex box)
    Executed in 1979 in an edition of fifty plus three artist proofs published by J.S. Neef & Galerij M. Szwajcer, Antwerp. This is number thirty-one.

    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

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer 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.
    Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €20,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €20,001 and €800.000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €800.000. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.


    Samuel Vanhoegaerden Gallery, Knokke, where acquired by the present owner.


    Jamar, Panamarenko: Multiples 1966-1994, Antwerp 1995, no.26.