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    Sale 5837

    Post-War & Contemporary Art

    30 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 289

    Arman (1928-2005)

    Violon-Service

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    Arman (1928-2005)
    Violon-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 11½in. (88.9 x 56 x 29.2cm.)
    Executed in 1973, this work is artist proof from an edition of ninety- nine


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    This work is recorded in the archives Denyse Durand-Ruel, under no. 1967.
    This work is recorded in the Arman Studio Archives New York under number APA#3050.71.004.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION