MOSAIC TILE BY ROY LICHTENSTEIN MAKES $36,900 IN NEUE AUCTIONS SALE

A rare and unusual mosaic tabletop tile by Roy Lichtenstein climbed to $36,900, a circa 1910 Roycroft Ali Baba bench knocked down for $17,220 and a stunning 17th century English, Netherlands or Spanish School oil portrait of a Royal or Court Lady garnered $14,760 in an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction held September 26th by Neue Auctions.

The mosaic tile by Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) was executed by the artist in 1950 and was the sale’s top lot. Hand-set, unsigned and framed in walnut, the 14 ½ inch by 16 ¼ inch tile was not attached to a table base. It’s listed in Lichtenstein’s catalog raisonne and came out of a private collection in Cleveland, having been acquired by the consignor directly from the artist.

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Mosaic tabletop tile by Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997), executed in 1950, hand-set, unsigned and framed in walnut, measuring 14 ½ inches by 16 ¼ inches ($36,900).

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