New York, East
8 May 2001
Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Maquette for Upright Internal/External Form: Flower
signed and numbered 'Moore 5/7' (on the back of the base)
bronze with gold brown patina
8½ x 4¾ x 3¾ in. (23.4 x 12 x 9.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1951; cast in 1967
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 22 October 1997, lot 56.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
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A. Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore Complete Sculpture, London, 1973, vol. 2, p. 35, no. 293a (another cast illustrated).
This sculpture was cast in 1967.
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