13 November 2013
Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
brass and silver wire
3 x 4½ x 1 in. (7.6 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm.)
(3)Executed circa 1929.
Private collection, gift of the artist
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, November 1979, lot 21
Private collection, Princeton
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1988
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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A09700.
Please note that the correct title of this work is Fish Clasp and that this work is illustrated incorrectly in the catalogue. It should be rotated ninety degrees clockwise or counterclockwise.
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