Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Fall 2021

Sat, Nov 6, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 261

Yoshitoma Nara Pull Toy & "Lonesome Puppy" Book

Estimate: $150 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Yoshitoma Nara (Japanese, b. 1959); Vilac
Marking(s); notes: Vilac label, tag, serial no. 719383, marking(s); 2005 (toy), 2008 (book)
Country of origin; materials: France (toy), China (book); painted wood, metal, string (toy), paper (book)
Dimensions (H, W, D): toy: 8"h, 12.5"w, 5.5"d; box: 9.5"h, 13.5"w, 5.75"d; book: 9.5"h, 9.5"w, 0.5"d
Additional Information: Lot is comprised of the "My Sweet Dog" pull toy in its original box along with Nara's hardcover children's book, "The Lonesome Puppy." Box and book each have a Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois label.

Fall 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, November 6th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session I)
Saturday, November 6th: Editions & Photography (Session II)
Sunday, November 7th: Branded Luxury & The Henry Torres Collection (Session III)

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very good, a few marks, torn dust jacket, minor wear to box, wear consistent with age and light use

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