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    Sale 1970

    Post-War And Contemporary First Open

    1 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 181

    Arman (1928-2005)

    Violin Table Service

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Arman (1928-2005)
    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.

    Provenance

    Modarco, Geneva
    Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 8 November 1990, lot 326
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner