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Salvador Dalí

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Salvador Dalí

Untitled (Le Pain et le vin)

Estimate:

300,000 - 500,000 USD

Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí

Untitled (Le Pain et le vin)

Untitled (Le Pain et le vin)

Estimate:

300,000 - 500,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,109,000

USD

Description

Salvador Dalí

1904 - 1989

Untitled (Le Pain et le vin)


Inscribed Dalí; dated Le 1er Mars 1970 and stamped Dalí Sterlé oeuvre originale Sterlé Joaillier, 364 Rue St. Honoré Paris (on the underside) 

18k Gold, plique-a-jour enamel, polychrome enamel and rock crystal lamp

Height: 22 1/2 in. (57.2 cm)

7 kilograms; 5,275 grams of 18k Gold

Conceived in 1965 and executed by Sterlé, Paris on March 1, 1970. 

Condition report

Burnished gold patina. Some dust in the deeper crevices. Some oxidation near the seahorse. A spot of oxidation to the rear right section of the turtle's shell. Some rubbing to the extreme edges. While this work is and was conceived as a lamp, its electrical wiring requires repair. It is accompanied by a two-pronged European plug and dimmer. Wiring aside, this work is in very good condition.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Provenance

Mafalda Marouf Davis, Egypt (and sold: Bonduelle-Lancry Scp, Corbeil-Essones, October 10, 1997, lot 123)
Private Collection, Seattle (acquired at the above sale)
Acquired from the estate of the above by the present owner

Literature

Laurette L. R. Simon, "Salvador Dalí: le diable divin" in L'Officiel de la mode, no. 653, 1979, Paris, illustrated in color n.p. 
Robert & Nicolas Descharnes, Dalí, Sculptures & Objects, The Hard and the Soft, Spells for the Magic of Form, Paris, 2003, no. 208, illustrated p. 89