1 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 23,750
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
Violin Table Service
signed 'Arman' (lower edge of Plexiglas); stamped with signature 'Arman' (on each utensil)
sliced violin in lucite case with six velvet-lined drawers and twelve nine-piece place settings and eight gold-plated silver serving pieces
35 x 22 x 11½ in. (88.9 x 56 x 29.2 cm.)
Executed in 1973. This work is number 66 from an edition of 99. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the artist.
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This work is recorded in the archives of Denyse Durand-Ruel under number 1967.
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 8 November 1990, lot 326
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
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