December 16, 2012

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Lot 370: Claes Oldenburg

Lot 370: Claes Oldenburg

Double-Nose/Purse/Punching Bag/Ashtray

1969; published 1970
Sculpture of leather, bronze, and wood with deerskin-covered book in redwood box
#17 of 75; Book: #17 of 200
Published and printed by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
Book signed in graphite on colophon; Gemini G.E.L. symbol and edition incised on punching bag
10.875" x 20.75" x 8.375"; Book: 4.5" x 3.25"
Gemini G.E.L. #38.20 and 38.21. Sold with A History of the Double-Nose/Purse/Punching Bag/Ashtray Multiple.
Literature: Axsom, Richard H. Printed Stuff: Prints, Posters and Ephemera by Claes Oldenburg: A Catalogue Raisonné 1958-1996. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1996. #71 (book).
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Price Realized: $2,250
Inventory Id: 4277

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