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    Sale 5226

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    28 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 188

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

    Éléphant spatial

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    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
    Éléphant spatial
    signed 'Dalí' (on the right side of the elephant), numbered '198/350' (on the left side of the elephant), stamped with foundry stamp 'Perseo SA' (on top of the elephant)
    bronze with green and gold patina, with perspex pyramid
    36½ x 15½ x 8¾in. (92.7 x 39.3 x 22.3cm.) including marble base
    Conceived in 1980 and cast in 1981 in an edition of 350 with 35 artist's proofs


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    R. & N. Descharnes, Dalí - The hard and the soft - Spells for the magic of form - Sculptures and objects, Azay-le-Rideau, no.631 (another version illustrated p.245)