• First Open | Post-War and Cont auction at Christies

    Sale 12123

    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art | NY

    28 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 121

    Joseph Cornell (1903-1972)

    Untitled (Soap Bubble Set)

    Price Realised  

    Joseph Cornell (1903-1972)
    Untitled (Soap Bubble Set)
    signed in reverse 'Joseph Cornell' (on the reverse)
    wood box construction--newspaper, glass, sand, cork, ceramic, printed paper collage, metal and paint
    10 x 15 x 4 1/2 in. (25.4 x 38.1 x 11.4 cm.)
    Executed circa 1959.


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    Provenance

    Castelli Feigen Corcoran Gallery, New York
    Estate of Edwin Janss, Jr., Los Angeles
    Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 13 November 1991, lot 277
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner