26 - 27 October 2004
TWO CANOSAN TERRACOTTA DOVES
LATE 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
Each with ovoid body and fan-shaped tail, one with red painted details, eyes and breast circle in black, mounted; the other with flat ogival wings and remains of white slip
6¼ in. (16 cm.) and 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) long respectively (2)
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Animals, 1981, I, nos. 152 and 151 respectively.
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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