Lot 347: ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG | Araucan Mastaba/Roci Chile
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Multiple sculpture; screenprint on enamel with hand-painted additions on polished aluminum over a plywood substructure, with sterling silver, 1985-86, inscribed with the artist's signature, dated, numbered 9/25 (total edition includes 10 artist’s proofs), lacking the sterling silver plate and lapis lazuli stones at top
The sculpture is in good condition, except that it is lacking the sterling silver plate and lapis lazuli stones at top and there are some minor surface scratches.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Provenance: Sold Sotheby's New York, November 4, 2000, lot 1374
Dimensions: overall: 553 by 553 by 380 mm 21 3/4 by 21 3/4 by 15 in
Saleroom Notice: While the intended edition was 25, only 12 multiples were completed. Please note that this example lacks the sterling silver plate and lapis lazuli elements.