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Sir Anthony Caro, R.A.

Table Piece IV

A Way of Life: The Collection of Barbara & Ernest Kafka

Sir Anthony Caro, R.A.

Sir Anthony Caro, R.A.

Table Piece IV

Table Piece IV

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A Way of Life: The Collection of Barbara & Ernest Kafka

Sir Anthony Caro, R.A.

1924 - 2013

Table Piece IV


lacquered blue paint over polished steel

overall: 49.5 by 34.5 by 28cm.; 19½ by 13½ by 11in.

Executed in 1966. 

The work appears sound. Overall the work appears to be in generally excellent condition.


There is a very minute chip to the middle upper edge of the central lower element of the work. There is a spot of discolouration to the surface of central lower element of the work. There are a few very minor and fine isolated marks elsewhere. There are one or two light scuffs and minor scratches to the top of the right larger element of the work. There is light surface dust, particularly to the crevices of the work.


The work is freestanding.


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"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, where acquired by a Private Collection
Dieter Blume, ed., Anthony Caro: Catalogue Raisonné Vol. I:  Table and Related Sculptures 1966-1978, Verlag Galerie Wentzel, Cologne, 1979, cat. no. 4, illustrated p. 171