Lot 103
  • 103

Alexander Calder

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300,000 - 400,000 USD
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Description

  • Alexander Calder
  • Flower and Leaves Necklace
  • incised with the artist's signature on the flower
  • brass
  • Overall: 23 3/4 by 14 1/2 by 1 1/2 in. 60.3 by 36.8 by 3.8 cm.
  • Loop: 40 in. 101.6 cm.
  • Executed circa 1940, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A08851.
This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A08851.

Provenance

Perls Galleries, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1970

Exhibited

Los Angeles, Design Project, Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Jewelry; A few paintings by Paul Klee, September - October 1941
New York, Perls Galleries, Calder Jewelry, November - December 1966
Berlin, Akademie der Künste, Alexander Calder, May - July 1967, p. 98, illustrated

Literature

Gualtieri di San Lazzaro, "Homage à Alexander Calder," XXe Siècle Review (special issue), Paris, 1972, p. 92, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs (and travelling), Calder Intime, Paris, 1989, p. 259, illustrated in color and p. 330, illustrated (as shown at the Perls Galleries in 1966)
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