106. M.C. Escher

MC Escher
(Leeuwarden 1898 – Laren (NH) 1972)
Icosahedron (1963)
Marked with monogram of the artist
Tin box, H. 13.8 cm
Note:
The box was designed by Escher as a promotional gift for the tin manufacturer Verblifa (De Vereenigde Blikfabrieken) on the occasion of their 75-year jubilee. The so-called 'Verblifa-tin' is an icosahedron: an even polyhedron with twenty triangular faces, decorated with starfish and shells.

Estimate
€ 600 - 800
Hammer amount
€ 1.200