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Revere Auctions
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January Day 2: Postwar & Contemporary Art

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 393

Beatrice Wood Beato Luster Ceramic Bowl

Estimate: $4,000 - $8,000

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Beatrice Wood "Beato" (American, 1893-1998). Rounded conical ceramic pottery vase or bowl. Luster glazed stoneware. With four nude female figures affixed along the exterior at even intervals. Signed along the underside.

Beatrice Wood was heavily involved in the Avant Garde movement in the United States. She founded and edited The Blind Man and Rongwrong magazines in New York City with Marcel Duchamp and Henri-Pierre Roche in 1917. These magazines were originally created to defend Duchamp's famous submission of a urinal under the pseudonym of R. Mutt to the First Exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists in April of that same year. She was often characterized as the "Mama of Dada," as she was among the earliest pioneers of the Dada art movement in the U.S. Wood was also the inspiration for the fictional character Rose DeWitt Bukater in James Cameron's hit movie "Titanic" (1997).

Height: 4 in x diameter: 9 3/4 in. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email condition@revereauctions.com with any condition questions.

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