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    Sale 1956

    Christie's Interiors

    15 - 16 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 397

    Red Grooms (American, B. 1937)

    Nuclear Nuts

    Price Realised  

    Red Grooms (American, B. 1937)
    Nuclear Nuts
    stenciled with signature and date 'RED GROOMS 1983' (on the box); signed, numbered and dated 'Red grooms 1983 11/11' (lower edge)
    box: cardboard and spray enamel
    toy: wood, rope and enamel
    box--22¼ x 28¾ x 10½ in. (56.5 x 73 x 26.7 cm.)
    toy--20 x 25½ x 6 in. (50.8 x 64.8 x 15.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1983. This work is number eleven from an edition of eleven.


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    Provenance

    Hokin/Kaufman Gallery, Chicago.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR