Sale: 497 / Limited Editions, Dec. 06. 2019 in Munich Lot 54

Joseph Beuys
Capri-Batterie, 1985.
Mixed media
Post auction sale: € 12,000 / $ 13,200
Lot description
Capri-Batterie. 1985.
Mixed media. Light bulb with plug fitting, in wooden box.
Schellmann 546. Signed, numbered, typographically dated, titled and inscribed on the publisher's certificate. Typographically inscribed on lid of wooden box. From an edition of 200 copies. Bulb with fitting: 12 x 6 x 6 cm (4.7 x 2.3 x 2.3 in).
Dimensions of lemon: variable. In original wooden box. According to the artist, the lemon, which serves as a battery, must be replaced after 1,000 hours of operation. Published by Edizione Lucio Amelio, Naples 1985. [SM].


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Joseph Beuys "Capri-Batterie"
This lot can only be purchased subject to regular taxation.

Regular taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 25 % buyer's premium plus statutory sales tax Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 25%, for the share above € 500.000: 20% buyer's premium, each plus statutory sales tax

Resale right apportionment:
Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 1.5% plus statutory sales tax.