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Medici Slot Machine: Object

Joseph Cornell-Medici Slot Machine: Object-1942

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Artwork:
Medici Slot Machine: Object
Size:
39.4 x 30.5 x 11 cm
Medium :
Box construction - wood, glass, mirror, metal, marbles, jacks, coin, paint and printed paper collage
Creation Year:
1942
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard J. Reis, New York; Castelli Feigen Corcoran Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1982
Exhibition History :
New York, Museum of Modern Art; Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Art of Assemblage, October 1961-April 1962, p. 69 (illustrated); New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Joseph Cornell, May-June 1967, pp. 22 and 26 (illustrated in color); New York, Castelli Feigen Corcoran Gallery, Joseph Cornell: Art and Metaphysics, May-June 1982, pp. 38-39 and 41-48, no. 7 (illustrated in color); Washington, D.C., National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Joseph Cornell: An Exploration of Sources, November 1982-February 1983, p. 15; Salem, Peabody Essex Museum; Washington, D.C., Smithsonian American Art Museum; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination, April 2007-August 2008, pp. 122 and 367, no. 65, pl. 17 (illustrated in color).

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-11-15
Lot Number :
17 C
Low Estimate :
$4,000,000[+5%]*
High Estimate :
$6,000,000[-30%]*
Hammer Price :
$4,200,000
Sold For :
$5,037,500*