28 Nov 2018 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

28 November 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

A Badge for the “Dobrolet” Aviation Society

* 126. RODCHENKO, ALEXANDER (1891–1956)

A Badge for the “Dobrolet” Aviation Society, with a pin on the reverse.

Enamel on white metal, 2 by 5 cm (oval).
3,000-5,000 GBP

Provenance: Private collection, USA.

Related literature: For similar badges, see Nicholas V. Iljine, T. Böttger, Flying Objects, Göttingen, Arkana, 1991, p. 84.
M. Dabrowski, L. Dickerman, P. Galassi, Aleksandr Rodchenko, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1998, p. 191, No. 92 (a–f, h and i).

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.