1 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 51,400
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
The Whirling Ear
stabile--painted wood and sheet metal
10 5/8 x 4 x 2 in. (27 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm.)
Executed in 1957.
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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A15041.
Acquired from the artist by the previous owner
By descent to the present owner
The Whirling Ear, exh. cat., The Universal and International Exhibition in the Brussels World Fair, Brussels, 2000, p. 7 (illustrated).
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