SH139 - 20.21C Art and Design | Including a Collection of Hylton Nel Ceramics

Auction Details

Tuesday 19 September 2017 at 6:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen Street, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

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Saturday 09 - Tuesday 19 September 2017 11:00am to 5:00pm
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  • 97_1
    LOT 097

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Five Glazed Ceramic Plates, c. 1992

    each plate painted to the centre with pomegranates and leaves, the rim accented with orange and purple damier design, signed 'Hylton Nel' (5)

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: diameter 26 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 98_1
    LOT 098

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Two Glazed Ceramic Bowls, c. 1980

    each bowl decorated to the interior with a stylised brown bird against a beige ground, scalloped rim, impressed bird mark (2)

    EST.$400 - $600
    • Measurements: height 5.5 cm diameter 19 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 99_1
    LOT 099

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Glazed Ceramic Bowl, c. 1980

    the interior decorated with a naturalistic bird in shades of brown and green against a beige ground, scalloped rim, impressed bird mark

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 5.5 cm diameter 20 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 100_1
    LOT 100

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Glazed Ceramic Bowl, c. 1970

    decorated to the centre with a mythical beast in tones of cream and blue against a brown ground, unglazed outer, impressed 'Nowers' mark to side

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 9 cm diameter 18 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 101_1
    LOT 101

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Glazed Ceramic Bowl, c. 1970

    the reeded bowl decorated with a sun face and geometric motifs in tones of cream, light brown and blue against a brown ground, unglazed outer, impressed 'Nowers' mark to side

    EST.$200 - $300Sold for$192 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 7.5 cm diameter 15 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 102_1
    LOT 102

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Glazed Ceramic Bowl, c. 1985

    of rough shape with beige and brown glaze throughout, the interior with anthropomorphic bee figure in dark blue outline

    EST.$200 - $300
    • Measurements: height 9 cm diameter 16.5 cm
    • Provenance: Gifted by the artist, c. 1985. The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 103_1
    LOT 103

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Set of Four Glazed Ceramic Cups, c. 1990

    reeded bodies, pale blue gloss glaze accented with gold motifs of leaves, pineapples, birds and men, painted artist's initials to undersides, together with brown glaze coffee cup (5)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 10.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 104_1
    LOT 104

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Two Glazed Ceramic Plates, c. 1990

    deep yellow glaze with incised floral decoration to the interior and incised linear border inner rim, incised artist's initials to underside (2)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: diameter 25.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 105_1
    LOT 105

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Glazed Ceramic Plate, c. 1992

    the interior with green maple leaf design and two hidden figures against a blue and pale celadon ground, painted artist's initials to underside

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$264 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: diameter 21 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 106_1
    LOT 106

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Lustre Glaze Ceramic Bowl, c. 1990

    painted with a reclining male nude and geometric motifs in mauve lustre glaze against a white ground, painted artist's initials to underside

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: height 10 cm diameter 22 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 107_1
    LOT 107

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Large Partially Glazed Ceramic Bowl, c. 1980

    with curved edges, the interior decorated with a band of birds on emerald green glass glaze (A/F)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$300 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 14 cm diameter 36.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 108_1
    LOT 108

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Nude with Knife, c. 1987

    mixed media on board, signed l.r.c

    EST.$600 - $900Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 61 x 40 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 109_1
    LOT 109

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Reclining Nude, c. 1987

    mixed media on board, signed l.r.c

    EST.$600 - $900Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 40 x 61 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 110_1
    LOT 110

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Fish Plate, c. 1988

    mixed media on board, signed l.r.c

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$120 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 41 x 60.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • HN yellow 111
    LOT 111

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Large Glazed Ceramic Bowl, c. 1993

    yellow glaze with a band of flower heads highlighted in blue, incised artist's initials and date to underside

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$540 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 12 cm diameter 26.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 112_1121
    LOT 112

    Hylton Nel (South African, b. 1941)


    Cat Woman, c. 1987

    mixed media on board, signed l.r.c

    EST.$600 - $900
    • Measurements: 40 x 61 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Maximilian Arlen, Sydney
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Hylton Nel For Use and Display, 23 May - 16 June 2017, The Fine Art Society, London
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  • 113_1
    LOT 113

    Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)


    Visage aux Yeux Rieurs Pitcher, 1969

    partially glazed and engraved ceramic, stamped and marked 'Edition Picasso, Madoura Plein Feu, Edition Picasso 169/350 Madoura' to underside

    EST.$50,000 - $70,000
    • Measurements: height 31.8 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Labels: Conceived on 9 January 1969 and executed in a numbered edition of 350. Cf. for comparison Christie's, South Kensington, London, Picasso Ceramics, 18 June 2013, lot 61
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  • 114_1
    LOT 114

    Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)


    Visage de Profil Vase, 1953

    partially glazed and engraved earthenware, dated '19.12.53' to upper centre, stamped and marked 'Edition Picasso, Madoura Plein Feu, Edition Picasso 52/150, R.154' to underside

    EST.$25,000 - $35,000
    • Measurements: height 24.8 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, Melbourne
    • Labels: Conceived on 19 December 1953 and executed in an edition of 150. Cf. for comparison Christie's, South Kensington, London, Picasso Ceramics The Madoura Collection, 25-26 June 2012, lot 339
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  • 115_1
    LOT 115

    Schulim Krimper (Australian, 1893-1971)


    Three Seater Sofa, c. 1960

    with ochre brown velvet upholstery

    EST.$5,000 - $7,000Sold for$6,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 78 cm width 225 cm depth 80 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection Caulfield, VIC
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  • 116_1
    LOT 116

    Schulim Krimper (Australian, 1893-1971)


    Open Armchair, c. 1960

    sides and back with rods embellished with a copper finish, ochre brown velvet upholstery, raised on tapered brass and copper sabots

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$6,000 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 84 cm width 66 cm depth 68 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection Caulfield, VIC
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  • 117_1
    LOT 117

    Schulim Krimper (Australian, 1893-1971)


    Open Armchair, c. 1960

    sides and back with metal rods embellished with a copper finish, ochre brown velvet upholstery, raised on tapered brass and copper sabots

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$6,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 84 cm width 66 cm depth 68 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection Caulfield, VIC
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  • 118_1
    LOT 118

    Schulim Krimper (Australian, 1893-1971)


    Coffee Table, c. 1950

    with rectangular plate-glass top resting on a timber base

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500Sold for$2,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 47 cm width 107 cm depth 48 cm
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  • 119_1
    LOT 119

    Schulim Krimper (Australian, 1893-1971)


    Dining Suite, c. 1950

    comprising an extandable dining table and six chairs with leather-thonged backs and beige leatherette seats (7)

    EST.$4,000 - $6,000
    • Measurements: height 75 cm width 199 cm depth 94 cm ; height 87 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection, VIC
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Terence Lane, Krimper, Gryphon, Melbourne, 1987, p.30 and 36
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  • 120_1
    LOT 120

    Grant Featherston (Australian, 1922-1995)


    Wing Armchair, designed c. 1951

    with pale pink floral print upholstery

    EST.$8,000 - $12,000Sold for$9,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 98 cm width 69 cm depth 86 cm
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Terence Lane, Featherston Chairs, National Gallery of Victoria, 1988, cover page. Geoff Isaac, Featherston, Thames & Hudson, 2017, p. 80
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