Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)
Pig’s Tail, Standing Mobile, 1968
Sheet metal, brass, wire
Incised “CA” on base
5 1/2 x 7 x 12 inches
LOT SOLD: $365,000
This lot is registered with the Calder Foundation under Application Number A02120
Estate of the artist;
Perls Gallery , New York (Perls no. 10275);
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, with copy of the original receipt;
Purchased from the above by the present owner, 1982.
“Alexander Calder: Small Scale,” M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, New York, May 15—June 3, 1982.
“Alexander Calder: Small Scale,” M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., 1982, p. 10, illustrated in color.
Paint appears to be original, with some very small nicks to the paint and some areas showing minor abrasion.
Please note that Keno Auctions Guarantees this work as by Alexander Calder and will not complete the sale without an Application Number. The timing of the catalogue did not allow for the Application number to be assigned.