Sculpture

  • # 28428

    TILLEY, Peter (1946 - )

    A room of one’s own (2012)

    Cast iron, steel, reclaimed timber sculpture, measures 32.5 cm (h) x 41.5 cm (w) x 16 cm (d), signed and inscribed underneath base, fine condition. Born in Williamstown, Victoria in 1946, Tilley now lives and works in NSW. Tilley received a Certificate of Art and Ceramics from the Newcastle School of Art and Design, NSW and was …

  • # 25914

    KOONS, Jeff (1955 - )

    Balloon rabbit (red); balloon swan (yellow); balloon monkey (blue)

    Limoges : Bernardaud, 2017. Edition of 999 copies. Three porcelain multiples, measurements: 241 x 164 x 210 mm (swan);  249 x 209 x 392 mm (monkey); 292 x 139 x 210 mm (rabbit), each with stamped signature, title, date and numbering on the underside, with the Bernardaud blindstamp, in original, as new condition, with the original boxes …

  • # 26814

    ROBERTSON-SWANN, Ron (1941 - )

    Vault, 1978 (2012)

    Painted stainless steel, 75cm length. Edition 8/12. An icon of Melbourne public art. ‘On 1st May 1980, Ron Robertson-Swann’s Vault made its way to Melbourne’s new City Square. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the sculpture’s installation. Almost immediately after its installation, the backlash against Vault was rife.  Journalists, cartoonists, and columnists, among others, surged to …

  • # 26629

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Cello (1996)

    Cast bronze, 330 mm tall, signed on base and edition 2 of 6. The cello motif was a recurring theme in Jacks’ work for many years. Referencing Man Ray’s Le Violon d’Ingres (1924), the form echoes the female figure. Provenance : the estate of the late Robert Jacks.

  • # 26454

    JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)

    Guitar (1997)

    Cast bronze, 370 mm tall, signed on base and edition 2 of 6. The guitar motif was a recurring theme in Jacks’ work for many years. Referencing Man Ray’s Le Violon d’Ingres (1924), the form echoes the female figure, in this instance, elevated high atop a substantial pedestal. Provenance : the estate of the late Robert …

  • # 22217

    KOONS, Jeff (1955 - )

    Balloon dog (yellow)

    Limoges : Bernardaud, 2015. Edition of 2300 copies. Porcelain multiple, 10 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ x 5″ (26.7 x 26.7 x 12.7 cm), signed and numbered by the artist, in original mailing carton with signed certificate of authenticity by Jeff Koons. “Balloon Dog is an iconic work within the highly acclaimed Celebration series, which Jeff Koons …

  • # 21672

    Maker unknown.

    Male ancestor figure. Humboldt Bay, New Guinea.

    [Probably first half of the 20th century]. Wood with black and red painted decoration; height 39.5 cm; no repair or restoration; mounted on a perspex base. Provenance: J. F. G. Umlauff, Hamburg (the ethnographic dealership and associated museum established in 1868 by Johann F. Gustav Umlauff ran until 1974); Ketterer, Munich, 18 November 1978, lot …

  • # 19298

    DAVIS, John (1936 - 1999)

    Untitled (circa 1987)

    An unique sculpture of typical organic composition by pioneer Australian environmental artist John Davis. Painted canvas cloth over wooden sticks, 220m (h) x 300 mm (w) x 80 mm (d). ‘At the time of his death in 1999, John Davis had established a critically acclaimed reputation as an influential sculptor and installation artist whose practice …