Palm Beach Modern Auctions
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Sat, Apr 23, 2022 12:00PM EDT
Lot 103

Vik Muniz "Wanderer Ashtray," Norton Family Project

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Vik Muniz (b. 1961)
Marking(s); notes: marking(s); 1999
Country of origin; materials: Brazilian; glazed porcelain with hand-painted silver trim
Dimensions (H, W, D): tray: 7.5"l, 6.5"w, 1.75"d; box: 5"h, 6.5"w, 10.25"d
Additional Information: Ashtray/dish was commissioned for the 1999 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project. Each year the Norton Family commissions an art edition to celebrate holiday season. Works by Mitchell Syrop, Yasumasa Morimura, Brian Eno/Pae White, Kara Walker, Vik Muniz and Peter Coffin (among others) have been featured since 1989. The Norton family (of computer software renown) are the founders of the Peter Norton Family Foundation supporting non-profit visual arts organizations. Lot includes original information card, Christmas card and shipping box addressed from Norton, Santa Monica, California to Brooke Alexander Gallery. Provenance: Norton Family, Santa Monica, California | Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, New York.

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very good, some very light scuffs to underside, no chips or cracks (box with wear consistent with shipping and storage)

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