Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 256

 
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Jeff Koons
Balloon Animals Collector's Set, 2017/2019.
6 Multiples. Porcelain with high-gloss metal co...
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 71,400
Sold:
€ 87,500 / $ 104.125

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Balloon Animals Collector's Set. 2017/ 2019.
6 Multiples. Porcelain with high-gloss metal coating.
Each typographically dated, numbered and inscribed on the underside. From an edition of 999 copies each, at the same time one of 40 sets with matching numbers. Up to ca. 25.5 x 22 x 42 cm (10 x 8.6 x 16.5 in).
Contains: Balloon Rabbit (Red); Balloon Rabbit (Violet); Balloon Monkey (Blue); Balloon Monkey (Orange); Balloon Swan (Yellow); Balloon Swan (Magenta)
Made by Bernardaud, Manufacture de Porcelaine, Limoges (France). With the manufacturer's certificates, each in original box and with explanations on care and treatment of the objects.
• Onlx 40 copies of "Matching Sets“, in which all sculptures have the same number, are in existence
• They were immediately sold out after release
• Jeff Koons is one of the world's most expensive artists
• By reissuing his iconic sculptures in small format he democratizes the art market
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"I've made what the Beatles would have made if they had made sculptures. Nobody ever said that the Beatle's music was not on a high level, but it appealed to a mass audience. That's what I want to do."
Jeff Koons

256
Jeff Koons
Balloon Animals Collector's Set, 2017/2019.
6 Multiples. Porcelain with high-gloss metal co...
Estimate:
€ 60,000 / $ 71,400
Sold:
€ 87,500 / $ 104.125

(incl. 25% surcharge)