Browse Lots

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VA… Read more
Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

Chia Pi

Details
Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
Chia Pi
bronze with a dark brown patina
20½ in. (52.1 cm.) high
Conceived in 1941.
Literature
E. Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 189, no. 319, another cast illustrated.
Special notice

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Brought to you by

Philip Harley
Philip Harley

Check the condition report or get in touch for additional information about this

Condition report

If you wish to view the condition report of this lot, please sign in to your account.

Sign in
View condition report

Lot Essay

Chia Pi, meaning 'precious flower', was the wife of a Chinese diplomat who had been dispelled from his position under the changing political regime.
;

Related Articles

View all
Why Britain was first to go Po auction at Christies
Virtual Tour | Handbags x HYPE auction at Christies
At your service: curating inte auction at Christies

More from 20th Century British & Irish Art

View All
View All