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After Salvador Dalí
MÉNAGÈRE (CUTLERY SET) AND CUILLÈRE MONTRE MOLLE (SOFT WATCH SPOON): SEVEN PIECES OF SILVERWARE
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 28,125 USD
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82
After Salvador Dalí
MÉNAGÈRE (CUTLERY SET) AND CUILLÈRE MONTRE MOLLE (SOFT WATCH SPOON): SEVEN PIECES OF SILVERWARE
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 28,125 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Impressionist & Modern Art, Including Russian Art

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After Salvador Dalí
1904 - 1989
MÉNAGÈRE (CUTLERY SET) AND CUILLÈRE MONTRE MOLLE (SOFT WATCH SPOON): SEVEN PIECES OF SILVERWARE
Ménagère (Cutlery Set): Six pieces comprising of two forks, two knives and two enameled spoons
Fourchette 4 dents à manche poisson (Four tooth fork with a fish handle), silver-gilt with sapphire eyes, inscribed Dali, dated 1957, and numbered 4/99. (7 3/8 in.; 18.8 cm.)
Fourchette-éléphant 3 dents (Elephant fork with three teeth), silver-gilt with ruby eyes, inscribed Dali, dated 1957 and numbered 4/99. (7 1/2 in.; 19 cm.) 
Couteau escargot aux larmes (Snail knife with tears), silver-gilt with four rock crystal pendants, inscribed Dali, dated 1957, and numbered 4/99. (8 in.; 20.3 cm.)
Cocteau feuille (leaf knife), silver gilt, inscribed Dali, dated 1957, and numbered 4/99. (8 3/4 in.; 22.3 cm.)
Petite cuillère-artichaut (small artichoke spoon) and Cuillère-artichaut (artichoke spoon), silver-gilt with enameled artichoke leaf and polychrome, each inscribed Dali, numbered 4/99 and Cuillère-artichaut dated 1957. (4 5/8 in.; 11.8 cm. and 7 3/4 in.; 19.9 cm.)

Cuillère montre molle (Soft watch spoon), Vermilion plate, inscribed Dali and numbered 4/99, (7 1/2 in.; 19 cm.)
Each inscribed, dated and numbered
Silver-gilt, the spoons with enamel, one knife with rock crystal attachments
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Literature

Robert & Nicolas Descharnes, Dalí, The Hard and the Soft, Spells for the Magic of Form, Sculptures & Objects, Paris, 2004, nos. 202, 206 & 207, illustrated p. 88

Impressionist & Modern Art, Including Russian Art

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New York