17 June 2010,
Price realised USD 18,750
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
'Violon' A Gold-Plated Silver Flatware Service with Case, 1973
the case of lacquered wood and plexiglass with sliced violin; the flatware service in six velvet-lined drawers containing twelve nine-piece place settings and eight gold-plated silver servicing pieces; number 34 from the edition of 99
35 in. (90.2 cm.) high, 22 in. (55.9 cm.) wide, 11 in. (29.2 cm.) deep
the case signed Arman; each piece of the flatware service stamped Arman 34/99
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This work is recorded in the Arman Studio New York Archives under number APA # 3050.71.004.
Marisa del Re Gallery, New York.
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