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Alexander Calder

Necklace

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

The Margaret Schevill Necklace

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder

Necklace

Necklace

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Lot sold:

226,800

USD

The Margaret Schevill Necklace

Alexander Calder

1898 - 1976

Necklace


brass wire

8 by 27 by 5 ⅛ in. 20.3 by 68.6 by 13 cm.

Executed circa 1942.


This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A19132.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. Under very close inspection and extreme raking light, minor and unobtrusive surface scratches are visible. Also under close inspection, there are a few minor spots of oxidation in the crevices, inherent to the artist’s chosen medium.    


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Collection of Margaret Schevill, Berkeley (gift of the artist circa 1950)
Collection of Helen Schevill, Berkeley (by descent from the above in 1962)
Thence by descent from the above to the present owner in 2012
West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Dublin, Irish Museum of Modern Art; San Diego Museum of Art; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Calder Jewelry, February 2008 - April 2010, pp. 220-221, p. 279, illustrated in color