View 1 of Lot 55. Salvador Dali - Cutlery Set comprised of six pieces - 1957 .
View 1 of Lot 55. Salvador Dali - Cutlery Set comprised of six pieces - 1957 .
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Salvador Dali - Cutlery Set comprised of six pieces - 1957

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Salvador Dali - Cutlery Set comprised of six pieces - 1957

Salvador Dali - Cutlery Set comprised of six pieces - 1957

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot sold:

44,100

GBP

1957


Fourchette 4 dents à manche poisson (Four teeth 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.)

Couteau 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, dated 1957, and numbered 5/99. (4 5/8 in.; 11.8 cm. and 7 3/4 in.; 19.9 cm.)

(6)

Each inscribed, dated and numbered


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

Long Island, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, Surrealism, 2007