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    Richard Axsom and David Platzker 51
    Editions Alecto 677

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Lot offered with No Reserve

London Knees (A. & P. 51, A. 677)

1966
The pair of cast flexible latex sculptures coated in polyurethane with single acrylic plastic base, with accompanying set of three green cloth-covered paper board folders containing postcards and reproductions related to The Knees as London Monument Project, with justification, all contained in the original buckram-covered travelling case with printed title and date.
sculpture 38 x 14 x 15.5 cm (14 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)
case 19 x 43 x 29.5 cm (7 1/2 x 16 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.)

Each knee printed with initials and date on the underside, the justification signed and annotated 'A.P. Exhibition Set' in pencil (one of 10 artist's proofs, the edition was 120), published by Editions Alecto Ltd, London, in association with Neuendorf Verlag, Berlin, 1968.

Estimate
£1,500 - 2,000 • ‡

Sold for £3,276

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London Auction 14 - 15 June 2021