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Sir Anthony Alfred Caro

1924-2013

"Table Piece CCCLXXIII," 1977

Varnished and rusted steel on black lacquered wood table
Unmarked
Sculpture: 21.25" H x 69.5" W x 12.5" D; Base: 18.325" H x 71" W x 15" D

  • Provenance: ACE Gallery, Venice, CA
    The Marmor Family Collection, acquired from the above, July 17, 1978
  • Exhibited: Venice, California, Ace Gallery, "Anthony Caro: Recent Sculpture," 1978.
  • Literature: D. Blume, Anthony Caro: Catalogue RaisonnĂ©, Vol. I: Table and Related Sculptures, 1966-1978, Cologne, 1981, p.234, illustrated
  • Notes: This lot is accompanied by a purchase receipt from ACE Gallery, Venice, CA, dated July 17, 1978. The bench was custom made for the piece after purchase.
  • Condition: Overall good condition with scattered scuffs and scratches commensurate with age. A 1.5 x 0.25" scuff to top of sculpture. The steel with oxidation/rust throughout. The table with scattered scratches from the metal and minor general wear throughout. Felt applied to underside of metal sculpture.

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