Thinking Italian Art and Design Evening Sale
Thinking Italian Art and Design Evening Sale
CHRISTIE'S

Thinking Italian Art and Design Evening Sale

22.10.202010:30 UTC +01:00
CHRISTIE'S
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CHRISTIE'S
8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview12.10.2020 - 22.10.2020
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      ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)
      Lot 130
      Price:  £ 35 000
      Price:
        £ 35 000
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      ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)Celantsigned and dated 'Boetti 67' (on the reverse)industrial paint on wood9 ½ x 7 1/8 x 2 ¾in. (24 x 18 x 7cm.)Executed in 1967
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      MARIO SCHIFANO (1934-1998)MARIO SCHIFANO (1934-1998)MARIO SCHIFANO (1934-1998)
      Lot 131
      Price:  £ 100 000
      Price:
        £ 100 000
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      MARIO SCHIFANO (1934-1998)Cementoferro 6 (Concrete iron 6)signed, titled and dated 'Schifano Febbraio 60 Cementoferro 6' (on the reverse)concrete and iron on canvas laid down on board66 7/8 x 63in. (170 x 160cm.)Executed in 1960
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      Mimmo Rotella (1918-2006)Mimmo Rotella (1918-2006)Mimmo Rotella (1918-2006)
      Lot 132
      Price:  £ 70 000
      Price:
        £ 70 000
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      Mimmo Rotella (1918-2006)Un po' lavoratosigned 'Rotella' (lower left); signed, titled and dated 'Rotella "Un po' lavorato" 1959' (on the reverse)décollage on canvas43 ¼ x 36 5/8in. (110 x 93cm.)Executed circa 1959
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      MARIO SCHIFANO (1934-1998)MARIO SCHIFANO (1934-1998)MARIO SCHIFANO (1934-1998)
      Lot 133
      Price:  £ 350 000
      Price:
        £ 350 000
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      MARIO SCHIFANO (1934-1998)Compagni compagni (Comrades Comrades)signed 'Schifano' (on the reverse of the central element)spray paint on canvas and Plexiglas, in three partsoverall: 111 1/8 x 78 ¾in. (300 x 200cm.)Painted in 1968
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      GIO PONTI (1891-1979)GIO PONTI (1891-1979)GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
      Lot 134 GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
      Price:  £ 30 000
      Price:
        £ 30 000
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      GIO PONTI (1891-1979)Large chandelierbrass, painted brass, opaque glass34 ¼ x 68 ½in. (87 x 174cm.)Manufactured by Arredoluce, Monza, Italy, circa 1968
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      FAUSTO MELOTTI (1901-1986)FAUSTO MELOTTI (1901-1986)FAUSTO MELOTTI (1901-1986)
      Lot 135
      Price:  £ 150 000
      Price:
        £ 150 000
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      FAUSTO MELOTTI (1901-1986)Notturno alle Haway (Nocturne in Haway)brass and copper41 3/8 x 27 1/8 x 8 5/8in. (105 x 69 x 22cm.)Executed in 1976
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      LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)
      Lot 136
      Price:  £ 700 000
      Price:
        £ 700 000
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      LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)[Concetto spaziale]signed and dated 'l. fontana 58' (lower right)pencil on canvas39 3/8 x 49 ¼in. (100 x 125cm.)Painted in 1958
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      CARLO MOLLINO (1905-1973)CARLO MOLLINO (1905-1973)CARLO MOLLINO (1905-1973)
      Lot 137
      Price:  £ 1 200 000
      Price:
        £ 1 200 000
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      CARLO MOLLINO (1905-1973)Unique and Important Dining Suite, Designed For Ada and Cesare Minola ebonised wood, maple, brass, original glass, original leather upholsterytable 30 ¼ x 87 x 38 ½in. (77 x 221 x 98cm.)each chair 31 ¾ x 18 ½ x 22in. (80.5 x 47 x 56cm.)Executed by Apelli & Varesio, Turin...
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      GINO DE DOMINICIS (1947-1998)GINO DE DOMINICIS (1947-1998)GINO DE DOMINICIS (1947-1998)
      Lot 138
      Price:  £ 180 000
      Price:
        £ 180 000
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      GINO DE DOMINICIS (1947-1998)Untitledsigned 'G. De Dominicis' (on the reverse)gold leaf, chalk and tempera on board, in artist's box with glass81 ½ x 19 ¾ x 9 5/8in. (207 x 50 x 24.5cm.)Executed in 1996
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      JANNIS KOUNELLIS (1936-2017)JANNIS KOUNELLIS (1936-2017)JANNIS KOUNELLIS (1936-2017)
      Lot 139
      Price:  £ 400 000
      Price:
        £ 400 000
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      JANNIS KOUNELLIS (1936-2017)Untitledpencil and tempera on paper59 x 78in. (150x198cm.)Executed in 1959-60
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      ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)
      Lot 140
      Price:  £ 800 000
      Price:
        £ 800 000
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      ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)Mappa (Map)signed 'alighiero e boetti' (on the overlap)embroidery44 1/8 x 69 ¼in. (112 x 176cm.)Executed in 1984
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      PINO PASCALI (1935–1968)PINO PASCALI (1935–1968)PINO PASCALI (1935–1968)
      Lot 141
      Price:  £ 2 500 000
      Price:
        £ 2 500 000
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      PINO PASCALI (1935–1968)Contraerea (Anti-Aircraft)painted iron, aluminum and plastic67 x 56 ¼ x 37 ½in. (170 x 143 x 95 cm.)Executed in 1965
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      LUCIANO FABRO (1936-2007)LUCIANO FABRO (1936-2007)LUCIANO FABRO (1936-2007)
      Lot 142
      Price:  £ 300 000
      Price:
        £ 300 000
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      LUCIANO FABRO (1936-2007)Contatto. Tautologia (Contact. Tautology) aluminum, in two parts(i) 1 1/8 x 116 x 1/4in. (3 x 294.5 x 0.5cm.)(ii) 1 1/8 x 115 ¼ x 1/4in. (3 x 292.7 x 0.5cm.)overall: 1 1/8 x 231 1/8 x 1/4in. (cm 3 x 587.2 x 0.5cm.)Executed in 1967, this work is unique
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      ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)
      Lot 143
      Price:  £ 500 000
      Price:
        £ 500 000
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      ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)Il progressivo svanire della consuetudine (The progressive disappearance of habit)ballpoint pen on paper laid down on canvas, in five partseach: 39. 3/8 x 27. 1/2in. (100 x 70cm.) overall: 39. 3/8 x 137. 3/4in. (100 x 350cm.)Executed in 1974
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      GIO PONTI (1891-1979) & PIETRO CHIESA (1892-1948)GIO PONTI (1891-1979) & PIETRO CHIESA (1892-1948)GIO PONTI (1891-1979) & PIETRO CHIESA (1892-1948)
      Lot 144 GIO PONTI (1891-1979) & PIETRO CHIESA (1892-1948)
      Price:  £ 50 000
      Price:
        £ 50 000
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      GIO PONTI (1891-1979) & PIETRO CHIESA (1892-1948)Pair of rare 'Sculture da Tavolo' (Table Sculptures)each signed on the reverse 'Gio Ponti Pietro Chiesa'leaded coloured glass, clear glass with floral murrine, patinated bronze frames and basesred 23 ½ x 11 x 8 ¼in. (59.7 x 28 ...
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      LUCIANO FABRO (1936-2007)LUCIANO FABRO (1936-2007)LUCIANO FABRO (1936-2007)
      Lot 145
      Price:  £ 300 000
      Price:
        £ 300 000
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      LUCIANO FABRO (1936-2007)Struttura ortogonale assoggettata ai quattro vertici a tensione (Orthogonal structure subjected to tension at the four vertices)polished steel pipes35 7/8 x 82 5/8in. (91 x 210cm.)Executed in 1964-1969
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      ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)
      Lot 146
      Price:  £ 350 000
      Price:
        £ 350 000
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      ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)Lot composed of two works:(i) Asta di misurazione (Measurement pole)(ii)Triplo metro (Triple meter)(ii) titled 'triplo metro' (on the side)(i) painted iron(ii) hand-made intervention on bamboo cane(i) 63 x 1/2in. (160 x 1.2cm.)(ii) 78 ¾ x 3/4in. (300 x 1.8cm.)Ex...
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      MARIO MERZ (1925-2003)MARIO MERZ (1925-2003)MARIO MERZ (1925-2003)
      Lot 147
      Price:  £ 350 000
      Price:
        £ 350 000
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      MARIO MERZ (1925-2003)Untitledsoil, glass and neon numbersoverall dimensions variableExecuted in 1971
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      RICCARDO DALISI (B. 1931)RICCARDO DALISI (B. 1931)RICCARDO DALISI (B. 1931)
      Lot 148 RICCARDO DALISI (B. 1931)
      Price:  £ 20 000
      Price:
        £ 20 000
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      RICCARDO DALISI (B. 1931)Rare 'Pasternacchio' chairpainted beech wood45 ¾ x 25 ¼ x 19 ¾in. (139 x 64 x 50cm.)Executed in 1979
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      MARIO MERZ (1925-2003)MARIO MERZ (1925-2003)MARIO MERZ (1925-2003)
      Lot 149
      Price:  £ 120 000
      Price:
        £ 120 000
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      MARIO MERZ (1925-2003)Untitled(i) beeswax and fabric (ii) beeswax on two iron stands(i) 5 ½ x 25 ¾ x 7 ½in. (14 x 65.5 x 19cm.) (ii) 8 7/8 x 24 ¼ x 3 7/8in. (22.6 x 61.5 x 9.8cm.)each stand: 16 x 23 5/8 x 11 5/8in. (40.5 x 60 x 29.5cm)Executed in 1969
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      PIERO MANZONI (1933–1963)PIERO MANZONI (1933–1963)PIERO MANZONI (1933–1963)
      Lot 150
      Price:  £ 80 000
      Price:
        £ 80 000
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      PIERO MANZONI (1933–1963)Linea m 6,98 (Line m 6,98)titled and inscribed '12/59' (on the label)ink on paper, cardboard tube8 ½ x 2 ½ x 2 ½in. (21.5 x 6.5 x 6.5cm.)Executed in 1959
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      LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)
      Lot 151
      Price:  £ 2 500 000
      Price:
        £ 2 500 000
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      LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)[Concetto Spaziale, forma]painted iron42 1/8 x 24 ¾ x 30 ½in. (107 x 62.8 x 77.6cm.)Executed in 1957
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      LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)
      Lot 152
      Price:  £ 800 000
      Price:
        £ 800 000
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      LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)Concetto spazialesigned ‘l. fontana‘ (bottom right); signed and titled ‘l. Fontana Concetto spaziale’ (on the reverse)oil and graffiti on canvas51 1/8 x 38 ¼in. (130 x 97cm.)Painted in 1962
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      PIERO DORAZIO (1927-2005)PIERO DORAZIO (1927-2005)PIERO DORAZIO (1927-2005)
      Lot 153
      Price:  £ 300 000
      Price:
        £ 300 000
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      PIERO DORAZIO (1927-2005)Tiber IIsigned 'Dorazio ’58' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'Piero Dorazio 1958 Tiber II' (on the reverse)oil on canvas63 x 51 1/8in. (160 x 130cm.)Painted in 1958
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      ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)
      Lot 154 ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)
      Price:  £ 40 000
      Price:
        £ 40 000
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      ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007)Opera Cosmicasigned and dated ‘Sottsass 58’ (lower right); titled, signed, dated and inscribed ‘Ettore Sottsass Jr. “Opera Cosmica” (pre-memphis) 1958’ (on the reverse)tempera and paper collage on Masonite74 ¾ x 6 ¼in. (190 x 16cm.) in artist's frameExecuted in 1958
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      SALVATORE SCARPITTA (1919-2007)SALVATORE SCARPITTA (1919-2007)SALVATORE SCARPITTA (1919-2007)
      Lot 155
      Price:  £ 650 000
      Price:
        £ 650 000
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      SALVATORE SCARPITTA (1919-2007)Red Ladder n. 2signed, titled and dated twice '1960 Salvatore Scarpitta 1960 “red ladder 2”' (on the stretcher)bandages and mixed media21 x 20in. (53.3 x 50.8cm.)Executed in 1960
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      GIO PONTI (1891-1979)GIO PONTI (1891-1979)GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
      Lot 156 GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
      Price:  £ 30 000
      Price:
        £ 30 000
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      GIO PONTI (1891-1979)Large 'Vaso delle Donne e dei Fiori'underside signed under glaze 'Ginori', '1019'hand-painted glazed earthenware19 ½ x 16 ¼in. (49.5 x 41cm.)Designed 1924, executed by Richard Ginori, Italy, late 1920s
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      LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)
      Lot 157
      Price:  £ 100 000
      Price:
        £ 100 000
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      LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)Ceramica, base di tavolino: Fiori (Ceramic, small table base: Flowers)signed 'l. fontana' (on the base)glazed terracotta18 ¾ x 14 1/8 x 14 1/8in. (47.7 x 36 x 36cm.)Executed in 1953-1954
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      GIULIO PAOLINI (b. 1940)GIULIO PAOLINI (b. 1940)GIULIO PAOLINI (b. 1940)
      Lot 158 GIULIO PAOLINI (b. 1940)
      Price:  £ 40 000
      Price:
        £ 40 000
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      GIULIO PAOLINI (b. 1940)Lo spazio (The space)shaped painted plywood, in eights partseach: 4 x 4 x 0 ¼in. (10 x 10 x 0.5cm.)'i' element: 4 x 1 x 0 ¼in. (10 x 2.4 x 0.5cm.)overall dimensions variableExecuted in 1967; this work is no. 3 from an edition of 7
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      GIO POMODORO (1930-2002)GIO POMODORO (1930-2002)GIO POMODORO (1930-2002)
      Lot 159
      Price:  £ 40 000
      Price:
        £ 40 000
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      GIO POMODORO (1930-2002)Unique centre tablemarble with pietra dura inlays, bronze30 x 86 5/8 x 33in. (76.5 x 220 x 84cm.)Executed in 1987
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