20,000 - 30,000 USD
Property from the Collection of Michael and Renee Silverstein
number 10 from an edition of 18 plus 1 prototype, 5 artist's proofs and 3 publisher's copies
produced by Peter Carlson Enterprises, San Fernando, CA, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
impressed 82 and with the artist's signature; with a metallic plaque signed ISAMU NOGUCHI/Lady Mirror/Isamu Noguchi Foundation 1983 IN82-2098, numbered 10/18 and with the publisher's information
58 3/4 x 12 x 12 in. (149.2 x 30.4 x 30.4 cm)
Overall in very good condition. The base presents with variations in color to the metal, which range from bright silver to dark greys. The surfaces with light surface scratches throughout, edgewear and occasional and minimal surface soiling concentrated to the foot and not visually distracting. The mirror plate is removable and not reflective as intended by the artist. The mirror plate is attached to a magnetic surface and rests atop two apertures at the top of the base. The plate presents with light surface scratches and very minor abrasions to the edges consistent with use.
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