15 - 16 January 2008,
Price realised USD 4,375
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
Red Grooms (American, B. 1937)
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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Hokin/Kaufman Gallery, Chicago.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1985.
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