18th Nov, 2022 11:00 EST

Modern and Contemporary Craft: Selections from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

 
  Lot 62
 

62

Lucian Pompilli (American, b. 1942)
"Yes, No, Please" Sculpture, USA, circa 2000

Glazed ceramic with embedded glass eye, wood, glass
Comprised of a ceramic sculpture in the form of a hand, secured to a wooden base and covered with a glass dome
Unmarked

H: 7 1/2, Dia: 7 in. (overall)

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

Sold for $378
Estimated at $600 - $800


 

Glazed ceramic with embedded glass eye, wood, glass
Comprised of a ceramic sculpture in the form of a hand, secured to a wooden base and covered with a glass dome
Unmarked

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

Literature

Garth Clark, Ceramic Art: Comment and Review, 1882-1977, E.P. Dutton, New York, 1978, pp. 174-175 (for a discussion of the artist)

Artist Biography

Lucian Octavius Pompili was born in Washington, D.C in 1942. Based in California, Pompili was the recipient of the SECA Art award, sponsored by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, in 1975. His works can be found in numerous private collections and public institutions such as The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

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