12 November 2003
Joseph Cornell (1903-1972)
Yellow Sand with Spools
signed 'Joseph Cornell' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse)
wood box construction--printed paper collage, oil, wooden spools, plastic balls, cork balls, sea glass, painted metal and colored sand
8¾ x 17 x 4 in. (22.2 x 43.2 x 10.1 cm.)
Executed circa 1950s.
Anonymous donation to the Moore College of Art, 1985
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This lot may be exempt from Sales Tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice at the back of this catalogue.
Property of the Moore College of Art and Design Sold to Benefit the Scholarship Fund
A new exhibition at Christie’s explores the art historical influences behind Dolce&Gabbana’s Alta Moda, Alta Gioielleria and Alta Sartoria collections
The Schøyen Collection houses important important books, manuscripts and related artefacts, including some notorious Shakespeare forgeries that will be offered for sale at Christie's on 11 December