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    Sale 1970

    Post-War And Contemporary First Open

    1 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 197

    Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

    The Whirling Ear

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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.

    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the previous owner
    By descent to the present owner


    Literature

    The Whirling Ear, exh. cat., The Universal and International Exhibition in the Brussels World Fair, Brussels, 2000, p. 7 (illustrated).