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Alexander Calder

Red Mushroom, White Dot, Yellow Triangle on Black Wave

Estimate:

300,000

to
- 400,000 USD

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder

Red Mushroom, White Dot, Yellow Triangle on Black Wave

Red Mushroom, White Dot, Yellow Triangle on Black Wave

Estimate:

300,000

to
- 400,000 USD

Lot sold:

806,500

USD

Alexander Calder

1898 - 1976

Red Mushroom, White Dot, Yellow Triangle on Black Wave


sheet metal, wire and paint

12 ¼ by 11 by 7 ½ in. 31.1 by 27.9 by 19.1 cm.

Executed in 1955.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. The elements move freely and smoothly. There is minor evidence of handling and wear throughout the elements, including small losses to the edges as well as at the top center of the red element. The colors are bright, fresh and clean.


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.

Please note, the work was executed in 1955. This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A15263.

Perls Galleries, New York

Private Collection, Los Angeles (acquired from the above in 1955)

Sotheby’s, New York, 11 May 2011, Lot 110 

Acquired by the present owner from the above sale