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Man Ray, “Cadeau”, bronze and nails sculpture, 1921-1974
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Man Ray

Man Ray, “Cadeau”, bronze and nails sculpture, 1921-1974 Collector Square Ref: 37 74 99

$ 2,740

Condition : Good
Period : 1970's
Color : Black
Material : Bronze
Length : 10 cm.
Height : 16,5 cm.
Width : 8 cm
Category : Sculpture

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Iconic bronze and nails “Cadeau” sculpture made by Man Ray in 1921 and edited by Luciano Anselmino in 1974. Founder: Fonderie di Mirano. Signed and numbered.

Sold with its original box, its certificate and the art critic Arturo Schwarz presentation leaflet. Coming out of a coffee with Eric Satie in France in 1921, Man Ray passed in front of a domestic utensils shop whith an iron on display. He decided to buy it and to divert it into a sculpture with nails. This was is "first Dada object in France" si iconic that it was then edited in 1974, on year before his death.

Condition : Good vintage condition, a lot of patina on the bronze, complete set with its original polystyrene box.

Dimensions : H. 16,5 cm. x L. 10 cm. x P. 8 cm.

Each object is vintage and may show signs of wear.

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