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    Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
    Flying Colors (non-specific model), circa 1975
    Gouache and ink on model airplane
    3-1/2 x 13-1/4 x 18-1/2 inches (8.9 x 33.7 x 47.0 cm)
    Initialed on starboard side: CA

    The artist;
    Thomas Barrett King, Dallas, gift from the above, circa 1975;
    By descent to the present owner, Evergreen, Colorado, 2013.

    This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under no. A28135.

    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.

    Condition Report*: Minor surface soiling to the back half of the model, with tiny nick on the tail; two tiny paint chips, one on the red stripe on the top of the plane, the other on the yellow fuselage near the wing (to the left of the signature).
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    (Lots 77001-77151) - 1:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, May 23, 2019 (11:00 AM Pacific Time).
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