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Hippo-themed Bathroom Suite Fetches $2.7M at Auction
07 July

Hippo-themed Bathroom Suite Fetches $2.7M at Auction

A functional family of water-closet Hippo sculptures designed by François-Xavier Lalanne finished at Sotheby’s Paris this month at €2.1 million. Regular readers may recall that a Lalanne-designed sculpture from the...
1522 July 7, 2020 Art more
Hippo Bathtub Fetched $168K in 2006, $4.3M in 2019
03 December

Hippo Bathtub Fetched $168K in 2006, $4.3M in 2019

At the Christie’s New York auction last month, the work 'Hippopotame I’ finished at $4.3 million, making the seller very happy indeed: the unnamed person’s $168K investment 13 years ago...
2007 December 3, 2019 Art more

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