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Artist-designed Sterling Silver "Paint Tube" Brooch, Arman

Auction:
3105T
Lot:
1245A
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3105T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 08, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Artist-designed Sterling Silver "Paint Tube" Brooch, Arman, lg. 3 1/4 in., no. 50/75, signed.

Note: French-born artist Arman (1928-2005), a leader of the New Realist movement, was known for his assemblage sculptures made from everyday items, including organic objects embedded in plastic. The collections of the Tate Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art include sculpture by the artist. Originally purchased at Sculpture to Wear, New York.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

France, Arman, Assemblage, Contemporary art, Found object, Jeff Koons, Le Déjeuner en fourrure, Sculpture, Visual arts

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