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    Sale 5883

    20th Century British Art including The Olga Davenport Collection

    25 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 6

    Peter Lanyon (1918-1964)

    Dish

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Peter Lanyon (1918-1964)
    Dish
    with monogram (on the base)
    earthen-ware
    13 in. (33 cm.) diameter


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    Lanyon made a limited amount of pottery in the 1950s and he exhibited these works with Gimpel Fils in London.

    We are very grateful to Tony Treves, currently working on the Peter Lanyon catalogue raisonné, for his assistance in compiling the catalogue entry for this lot.

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    Provenance

    Purchased at the 1958 exhibition by Olga Davenport, 11 April 1958.


    Exhibited

    London, Gimpel Fils, Peter Lanyon Recent Paintings, Gouaches and Constructions, March 1958, no. 52.