Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915)
Maquette for Flower Vase 2 (Garden Ornament 3)
bronze with a green patina
14¼ in. (36.3 cm.) high
Carved in plaster in 1914; cast in lead in an edition of 1 on H.S. (Jim) Ede's instructions pre-1943; and cast in bronze in an edition of 6 by Fiorini and patinated by Henry Moore, 1964, and in an edition of 2 by R. Rowe, circa 1965.
Purchased by the present owners from Kettle's Yard, Cambridge.
H. Brodzky, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, London, 1932, pp. 134-37, another cast.
R. Cole, Burning to Speak: The Life and Art of Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Oxford, 1978, p. 115, no. 61, another cast illustrated.
E. Silber, Gaudier-Brzeska Life and Art, London, 1996, p. 274, no. 100, carved plaster illustrated.
Leeds, Temple Newsam, Roy de Maistre Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, June - August 1943, no. 82, another cast exhibited.
Cardiff, The Cardiff Gallery, Gaudier-Brzeska Sculpture, Painting and Drawing, July - August 1953, no. 6, another cast exhibited.
London, Arts Council of Great Britain, Arts Council Gallery, Henri Gaudier Brzeska, December 1955 - January 1956, no. 21, another cast exhibited.
London, Folio Society, Gaudier-Brzeska 1891-1915, April - May 1964, no. 1, another cast exhibited.
London, Marlborough Gallery, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, 1965, no. 95, another cast exhibited.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.