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Bellmans Auctioneers is excited to offer for sale eight sculptures by renowned contemporary French sculptor Christian Maas, who has been producing his unique and eccentric works since the late 1980’s. These unusual pieces will go under the hammer from 10am on Friday 24th January 2014.
Maas works in a traditional way, though not always producing traditional results. His methods are straight forward sculpting with works being cast using the last wax process, either in bronze or aluminium. He has been awarded the ‘Medaille d’Or de L’Academie des Arts’ and the ‘Chevalier de l’Ordre International des Arts’ for his unique and accomplished works of art.
Highlights featuring in this month’s sale include a scale model of a Llama and a fun little Chihuahua wearing ice skates: Christian Maas; 'chihuahua sitting', aluminium chihuahua on ice skates, c.2012, Ltd Edition 1/49, impressed marks and certificate, 42cm high (illustrated below).
The collection is open to view from the Friday 17th January until the morning of the sale. Online bidding is available via the-saleroom.com. For more information and to register your interest, please visit www.bellmans.co.uk, or alternatively contact Bellmans Auctioneers on 01403 700 858.