Lot 405
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John Chamberlain (1927 - 2011)

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
Sold
170,000 USD
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Description

  • John Chamberlain (1927 - 2011)
  • String of Perils, 1991
  • painted and chromium-plated steel
painted steel

Provenance

PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1995

Catalogue Note

A domestically scaled iteration of Chamberlain's  dynamic crushed metal sculptures, 'String of Perils' comes from the remarkable collection of Jean Stein.  A renowned journalist and oral historian, Stein brought together fascinating people in legendary salon-like gatherings.  Sotheby's had the privilege of offering Stein's collection in the Fall 2017 sale season.
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