8 June 2004
THE HADDAD COLLECTION OF ANCIENT EROTIC ART, PART II
This lot is offered without a reserve
A ROMAN BRONZE FITTING
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Cast with two figures seated back-to-back, a cylindrical shaft between them, their legs outstretched, each wearing a short chiton, with an enormous phallus extending beyond the length of his feet, both reaching back around the cylindrical shaft, their arms interlocked, the shaft with cast and incised foliate ornament, the cushioned base with incised zigzag
1¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high
Nancy Mallen, London, 1972.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru