14 December 1999
AN OVAL CARVED MARBLE PORTRAIT RELIEF OF A ROMAN EMPEROR
ROMAN, PROBABLY FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
In a marbleised wood frame.
Minor restorations and damages.
15 in. (40 cm.) high
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Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
Offered in May, a 1916 canvas that was included in every major survey of Malevich’s Suprematist works during his lifetime, and which revolutionised modern art