30 June - 1 July 2009,
Price realised USD 750
USD 800 - USD 1,200
William King (American, b. 1925)
each aluminized mylar on wire frame
one 15 x 7 x 5 in. (38.1 x 17.8 x 12.8 cm.)
Executed in 1966. (3)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
This lot is offered without reserve.
with Herbert Palmer Gallery, Los Angeles.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1967.
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