18th Nov, 2022 11:00 EST

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

 
  Lot 64
 

64

Lucian Pompili (American, b. 1942)
Untitled (Crocodile and Teacups), USA, circa 2005

Glazed earthenware, wood, glass, wire
Apparently unmarked

H: 15, W: 30 5/8, D: 11 5/8 in. (overall)

Provenance

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

Sold for $1,638
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

Glazed earthenware, wood, glass, wire
Apparently 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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