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    Sale 7477

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    31 October 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 53

    SAAD SHAKER (IRAQI, 1935-2005)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    SAAD SHAKER (IRAQI, 1935-2005)
    Untitled
    embossed with the name of the artist (lower right)
    glazed ceramic
    21in. (53.5cm.) high
    Executed in 1992, this work is unique


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    Saad Shaker is considered as the father of modern ceramics in Iraq, and among the leading ceramists of the Arab world. His works, consisting of morphological shapes which allude to the natural forms of plants, shells or geology, are widely known. His ceramics combine tremendous skill in execution with delicate, sensitive use of colour.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, AMMAN