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  • Literature

    Gabriella Crespi: Il segno e lo spirito: Mobili, plurimi, sculture e gioielli, exh. cat., Palazzo Reale, Milan, 2011, pp. 98-99, 128, 103, 105

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot has been authenticated by the Archivio Gabriella Crespi and is recorded under archive numbers 100183008P/8502271, 100174001/1002.

Property of a Titled Lady

208

'Struzzo', 'Airone', a group of animal sculptures and a magnifying glass

1973-1974
Gilt bronze, glass, ostrich egg.
Largest: 76 x 30.5 x 18.7 cm (29 7/8 x 12 x 7 3/8 in.)
Smallest: 7.5 x 7.5 x 5.3 cm (2 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Produced by Gabriella Crespi, Milan, Italy. Glass produced by Barovier & Toso, Murano, Italy. Hippopotamus, Pelican, and Reindeer magnifying glass with plaque impressed with facsimile signature Gabriella Crespi. Airone, Struzzo, Stag and Reindeer underside impressed with facsimile signature Gabriella Crespi.

Estimate
£12,000 - 18,000 

Contact Specialist
Madalena Horta e Costa
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4019

Design Day Sale

London Auction 28 April 2016