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268

CALDER JEWELRY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HERBERT LUST

Alexander Calder
HAIR COMB
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
268

CALDER JEWELRY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HERBERT LUST

Alexander Calder
HAIR COMB
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alexander Calder
1898 - 1976
HAIR COMB
brass wire
4 by 4 by 4 1/4 in. 10.2 by 10.2 by 10.8 cm.
Executed circa 1940.
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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A16451.

Provenance

Perls Galleries, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1973

Exhibited

New York, Museum of Modern Art, Alexander Calder: Sculptures and Constructions, September 1943 - January 1944, p. 51, illustrated
Greenwich, Bruce Museum, The Mobile, The Stabile, The Animal: Wit in the Art of Alexander Calder, September - December 1995, cat. no. 1, p. 36, illustrated
Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Calder in Connecticut, April - August 2000, cat. no. 107, p. 97, illustrated in color

Literature

Daniel Kenneth Winebrenner, Jewelry Making As An Art Expression, Scranton 1953, p. 6, illustrated
Jean Lipman, What is American in American Art, New York 1963, p. 89, illustrated
Alexander S. C. Rower, Calder by Matter, Paris 2013, p. 152, illustrated

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