Lot 184

2 Faience Sculptures Mary and Child, Celine Lepage

Estimate: $300 - $600

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$500,000 $25,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Group of two faience sculptures. One Celine Lepage (French, 1882-1928) earthenware sculpture titled "Femme voilee de Marrakech (Veiled Woman from Marrakech)." Signed with initials along the base.
Provenance: Gros & Delettrez, Paris, France, June 23, 2008, lot 249; From the Estate of Horst Rechelbacher, Osceola, Wisconsin.

With one Italian sculpture of the Virgin Mary and Infant Christ.
Provenance: From the Estate of Horst Rechelbacher, Osceola, Wisconsin.

Horst Rechelbacher, the founder of Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients, was a pioneer in the field of safe and eco-friendly cosmetics. The same curiosity that led him to explore ways to improve the beauty industry led him to travel the world, collecting rare and beautiful objects as he went. This sale features selections from that lifetime of eclectic and inspired collecting, including furniture by Carlo Bugatti, Gabriel Viardot, and Josef Hoffman; artworks by artists ranging from Old Masters to Salvador Dali to Arman; an impressive collection of Indian sculptures; and much more. Be sure to explore our timed-only online auction of other fascinating objects from this collection that will be posted in mid-August.

(Mary & Christ) height: 17 1/2 in x width: 10 1/2 in x depth: 8 1/4 in. (Tall Figure) height: 28 1/2 in x width: 8 in x depth: 8 in.


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