What is guaranteed?
1898 - 1976
3¼ by 2¾ by 1¼ in.
8.3 by 7 by 3.2 cm.
Executed in 1947.
This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A16712.
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, consistent with use. The metal tests as 14 karat gold. The elements move freely and smoothly.
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.
Keith and Edna Warner, Gloversville (acquired directly from the artist)
Sotheby's New York, 21 May 1981, lot 707 (consigned by the above)
Private Collection, Los Angeles (acquired from the above)
Private Collection, California (by descent from the above)
Sotheby's New York, 15 November 2019, lot 227 (consigned by the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner