Ostrich
Artwork: Ostrich
Size: 15.8 x 11.4 x 8.9 cm
Medium: Standing mobile - sheet metal, wire and paint
Creation year: 1950
Marks: Signed with artist's monogram 'CA' (on the yellow element)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed circa 1950
Provenance: Perls Galleries, New York; Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1971
Exhibition history: Greenwich, Bruce Museum, The Mobile, the Stabile, the Animal: Wit in the Art of Alexander Calder, September-December 1995, p. 31 (illustrated); Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Calder in Connecticut. April-August 2000, p. 149, no. 87, fig. 169 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-11
Lot Number: 104
Low Estimate: $250000 [+140%]
High Estimate: $350000 [+71%]
Hammer Price: $600000
Sold For: $725000