Lot 106
  • 106

Alexander Calder

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200,000 - 300,000 USD
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Description

  • Alexander Calder
  • Necklace
  • incised with the artist's initials
  • brass wire
  • Overall: 10 1/2 by 11 by 1 in. 26.7 by 27.9 by 2.5 cm.
  • Loop: 15 in. 38.1 cm.
  • Executed circa 1940, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A16961.
This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A16961.

Provenance

Perls Galleries, New York
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1968)
Ronnie Meyerson, New York
Private Collection, New Jersey
Ronnie Meyerson, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 2004

Exhibited

New York, Willard Gallery, Calder Jewelry, December 1940
New York, Perls Galleries, Calder Jewelry, November - December 1966

Literature

Gualtieri Di San Lazzaro, ed., "Homage à Alexander Calder" XXe Siècle Review (special issue), Paris, 1972, p. 91, illustrated (in group photo)
Exh. Cat., Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs (and travelling), Calder Intime, Paris, 1989, p. 300, illustrated (as shown at the Willard Gallery in 1940) and p. 356, illustrated (as shown at Perls Galleries in 1966)
Exh. Cat., West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art (and travelling), Calder Jewelry, 2008, p. 7, illustrated in color
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