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    Sale 5396

    Post War & Contemporary Art

    11 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 483

    Yves Klein (1928-1962)

    Table d'or

    Price Realised  

    Yves Klein (1928-1962)
    Table d'or
    glass, Plexiglas and gold leaf
    14¾ x 49 3/8 x 39 3/8in. (37.5 x 125.5 x 100cm.)
    This work is from an edition begun in 1961, under the supervision of Rotraut Klein-Moquay based on a model by Yves Klein and is accompanied by a plaque signed 'R. Klein Moquay' and numbered no. 1198


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    Provenance

    Collection Manfred de la Motte, Berlin.
    Private Collection, Germany.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is marked with a red square in the catalogue and will therefore be transferred to storage at 9.00am the day after the sale.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Color is sensibility in material form, matter in its primordial state.
    Yves Klein