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    Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966)
    Sposi (Bride and Groom), 1966
    Glass and metal
    21-1/4 inches (54 cm) high (each)
    Ed. 3/3
    Inscribed with signature, edition number, date, and foundry mark 'F.A' along the base of the red figure
    Conceived in 1964 and executed in Murano in an edition of 3; the present pair executed in 1966.

    PROVENANCE:
    Christie's New York, November 14, 1989, lot 133;
    Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, acquired from the above;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    LITERATURE:
    Sculpture in Glass, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1965-66;
    Vince Gagliardi et. al., Sculpture in Glass of the Fucina degli angeli, Venice, 1967, n.p., another example illustrated.


    Condition Report*: Surface soiling; 'Bride' has scattered areas of pain loss in black metal foot; milky residu in the interior of both figures.
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    22nd Monday
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