Object
Artwork: Object
Size: 28.2 x 21 x 6.3 cm
Medium: Box construction - wood, glass, cork, velvet, paint, clay pipe and printed paper collage
Creation year: 1940
Marks: Signed 'Joseph Cornell' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Private collection, New York; Castelli Feigen Corcoran Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1982
Exhibition history: New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Joseph Cornell: Exhibition of Objects, December 1940; New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Joseph Cornell, February-March 1976, n.p., no. 6 (illustrated); New York, Museum of Modern Art, Joseph Cornell, November 1980-January 1981, p. 286, pl. 70 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-11-15
Lot Number: 16C