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Untitled (Compass Box)

Joseph Cornell-Untitled (Compass Box)-1954

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Untitled (Compass Box)
Size:
6.3 x 50.8 x 23.5 cm
Medium :
Wood, printed paper, glass, sand, 21 compasses and 5 silver balls in wood box construction
Creation Year:
1954
Marks
Signed on a piece of paper affixed to the reverse; incised with the artist's initials on the interior of the top lid
Category :
Sculpture
Artwork Details :
Executed circa 1954
Provenance :
Helen Jagger, Westhampton, New York (sister of the artist); Helen Batcheller, Westhampton, New York (niece of the artist, by descent from the above)

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2016-03-03
Lot Number :
100
Low Estimate :
$100,000[-15%]*
High Estimate :
$150,000[-43%]*
Hammer Price :
$85,000
Sold For :
$106,250*