30 September - 1 October 2010
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY LUCE III, THENCE BY DESCENT TO THE CONSIGNORS
This lot is offered without a reserve
PO SHUN LEONG (British, b. 1941)
The artist's favorite box
signed, inscribed with the types of wood and dated 'Po Shun Leong '89' (on the lower reverse)
fruitwood and hardwood with electrical light fitting
21 x 14½ x 6 in. (53.3 x 36.8 x 15.2 cm.)
Executed in 1989.
Acquired from the artist by the present owner in November 1989.
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