Palm Beach Modern Auctions
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Modern & Contemporary Art + Design

Sat, Dec 3, 2022 12:00PM EST
Lot 755

Dale Chihuly "Moroccan Macchia Pair" Glass Sculpture, 2 Pcs.

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000

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$100,000 $10,000
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Dale Chihuly (b. 1941)
Marking(s); notes: one element signed, PP (Portland Press); 2003
Country of origin; materials: American; glass (plus plexiglass/acrylic display case)
Dimensions (H, W, D): glass: 4.75"h, 9"w, 8.75"d and 3.25"h, 7"w, 6.75"d; display box: 14"h, 12.5"w, 12.5"d; storage box: 22"h, 17.25"w, 17.25"d
Additional Information: Sculpture in two parts has registration number 637.pp2m.03. Of his "Macchia" series, Dale Chihuly says, "I loved the...ones that seemed to make the least amount of sense, like the really crazy ones—purple and chartreuse.” (source: Lot includes the "Chihuly alla Macchia" book, a plexiglass display box along with a handled storage box. Detail images include a group shot of four works by the artist. All four are of the same provenance and offered consecutively in this auction. Provenance: Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida during the 2004 "Chihuly Across Florida: Masterworks in Glass" exhibition | Private Collection, Eustis, Florida.

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very good, no chips or cracks

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