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Isamu Noguchi

American, 1904–1988

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Isamu Noguchi

American, 1904–1988

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Avatar, 1904-1988
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Print
Conceived in 1947 and cast in 1964. This work is number two from an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs.
198.1 x 83.8 x 71.1 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Description
Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) Avatar incised with the artist's signature and number 'Isamu Noguchi 2/8' (lower right) bronze 78 x 33 x 28 in. (198.1 x 83.8 x 71.1 cm.) Conceived in 1947 and cast in 1964. This work is number two from an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs.
Avatar, 1904-1988
Conceived in 1947 and cast in 1964. This work is number two from an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs.
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Price not available
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Print
198.1 x 83.8 x 71.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
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Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) Avatar incised with the artist's signature and number 'Isamu Noguchi 2/8' (lower right) bronze 78 x 33 x 28 in. (198.1 x 83.8 x 71.1 cm.) Conceived in 1947 and cast in 1964. This work is number two from an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs.
$399,000
Floor Frame, 1904-1988
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Print
Conceived in 1962 and cast in 1974. This work is number four from an edition of six plus one artist's proof, of which only five were fabricated.
16.8 x 34.3 x 16.8 cm
Realized Price
$399,000
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) Floor Frame stamped with the artist's signature and number 'Isamu Noguchi 4/6' (on the reverse of the larger element) bronze with black patina, in two parts larger element: 15 x 41 x 24 in. (38.1 x 104.1 x 61 cm.) smaller element: 6 5/8 x 13 ½ x 6 5/8 in. (16.8 x 34.3 x 16.8 cm.) installation dimensions variable Conceived in 1962 and cast in 1974. This work is number four from an edition of six plus one artist's proof, of which only five were fabricated.
Floor Frame, 1904-1988
Conceived in 1962 and cast in 1974. This work is number four from an edition of six plus one artist's proof, of which only five were fabricated.
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$399,000
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Print
16.8 x 34.3 x 16.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$399,000
Description
Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) Floor Frame stamped with the artist's signature and number 'Isamu Noguchi 4/6' (on the reverse of the larger element) bronze with black patina, in two parts larger element: 15 x 41 x 24 in. (38.1 x 104.1 x 61 cm.) smaller element: 6 5/8 x 13 ½ x 6 5/8 in. (16.8 x 34.3 x 16.8 cm.) installation dimensions variable Conceived in 1962 and cast in 1974. This work is number four from an edition of six plus one artist's proof, of which only five were fabricated.
$18,750
Face Dish, 1952
Sold on Sep 27, 2019
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3.5 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm
Realized Price
$18,750
Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) Face Dish incised with the artist's hiragana [no] symbol '?' (on the underside) Shigaraki stoneware with Oribe glaze 1 3/8 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (3.5 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm.) Executed in 1952. This work is unique.
Face Dish, 1952
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
$18,750
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3.5 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm
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Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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$18,750
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Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) Face Dish incised with the artist's hiragana [no] symbol '?' (on the underside) Shigaraki stoneware with Oribe glaze 1 3/8 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (3.5 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm.) Executed in 1952. This work is unique.
$43,750
Geta Dish, 1988
Sold on Sep 27, 2019
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14.3 x 24.8 x 15.6 cm
Realized Price
$43,750
Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) Geta Dish incised with the artist's hiragana [no] symbol and a square '?' (on the underside) Bizen stoneware 5 5/8 x 9 ¾ x 6 1/8 in. (14.3 x 24.8 x 15.6 cm.) Executed _circa _1952. This work is unique.
Geta Dish, 1988
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
$43,750
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14.3 x 24.8 x 15.6 cm
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Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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$43,750
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Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) Geta Dish incised with the artist's hiragana [no] symbol and a square '?' (on the underside) Bizen stoneware 5 5/8 x 9 ¾ x 6 1/8 in. (14.3 x 24.8 x 15.6 cm.) Executed _circa _1952. This work is unique.
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Klee's Stone, 1904-1988
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
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Print
inscribed with the artist's initials 'i.n.' (right side edge)
58.4 x 29.2 x 12.7 cm
Realized Price
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
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Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) _Klee's Stone_ inscribed with the artist's initials 'i.n.' (right side edge) Jasper and hot-dipped galvanized steel 23 x 11 ½ x 5 in. (58.4 x 29.2 x 12.7 cm.) Executed in 1982.
Klee's Stone, 1904-1988
inscribed with the artist's initials 'i.n.' (right side edge)
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
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Print
58.4 x 29.2 x 12.7 cm
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Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
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Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) _Klee's Stone_ inscribed with the artist's initials 'i.n.' (right side edge) Jasper and hot-dipped galvanized steel 23 x 11 ½ x 5 in. (58.4 x 29.2 x 12.7 cm.) Executed in 1982.
No artwork image
$735,000
CAPITAL #2
Sold on Nov 15, 2018
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53.3 by 50.8 cm
Realized Price
$735,000
Auction Sale
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
marble 11 1/2 by 21 by 20 in. 29.2 by 53.3 by 50.8 cm. Executed in 1942.
No artwork image
CAPITAL #2
Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
$735,000
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53.3 by 50.8 cm
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Nov 15, 2018
Sotheby's
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$735,000
Description
marble 11 1/2 by 21 by 20 in. 29.2 by 53.3 by 50.8 cm. Executed in 1942.
Price not available
Man with Seat, 1958-1959
Sold on May 18, 2018
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Sculpture
two elements--green marble
15.2 x 27.3 x 11.1 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
May 18, 2018
Christie's
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Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) _Man with Seat_ incised with the artist's signature and dated 'Noguchi '58' (on the underside of the smaller element); incised with the artist's signature and dated 'Noguchi '58-59' (on the underside of the larger element) two elements--green marble larger element: 24 5/8 x 9 5/8 x 3 in. (62.5 x 24.4 x 7.6 cm.) smaller element: 6 x 10 ¾ x 4 3/8 in. (15.2 x 27.3 x 11.1 cm.) Executed in 1958-1959.
Man with Seat, 1958-1959
two elements--green marble
May 18, 2018
Christie's
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Sculpture
15.2 x 27.3 x 11.1 cm
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May 18, 2018
Christie's
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Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) _Man with Seat_ incised with the artist's signature and dated 'Noguchi '58' (on the underside of the smaller element); incised with the artist's signature and dated 'Noguchi '58-59' (on the underside of the larger element) two elements--green marble larger element: 24 5/8 x 9 5/8 x 3 in. (62.5 x 24.4 x 7.6 cm.) smaller element: 6 x 10 ¾ x 4 3/8 in. (15.2 x 27.3 x 11.1 cm.) Executed in 1958-1959.
$672,500
Untitled, 1944-1945
Sold on May 18, 2018
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36.8 x 50.8 x 6.9 cm
Realized Price
$672,500
Auction Sale
May 18, 2018
Christie's
Description
Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) _Untitled_ wood overall: 14 ½ x 20 x 2 ¾ in. (36.8 x 50.8 x 6.9 cm.) Executed in 1944-1945.
Untitled, 1944-1945
May 18, 2018
Christie's
$672,500
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36.8 x 50.8 x 6.9 cm
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Auction Sale
May 18, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$672,500
Description
Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) _Untitled_ wood overall: 14 ½ x 20 x 2 ¾ in. (36.8 x 50.8 x 6.9 cm.) Executed in 1944-1945.
No artwork image
$262,500
THE INNER SURFACE
Sold on May 17, 2018
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27.6 by 21 cm
Realized Price
$262,500
Auction Sale
May 17, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
incised with the artist's initials on the underside basalt 7 3/8 by 10 7/8 by 8 1/4 in. 18.7 by 27.6 by 21 cm. Executed in 1978.
No artwork image
THE INNER SURFACE
May 17, 2018
Sotheby's
$262,500
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27.6 by 21 cm
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May 17, 2018
Sotheby's
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$262,500
Description
incised with the artist's initials on the underside basalt 7 3/8 by 10 7/8 by 8 1/4 in. 18.7 by 27.6 by 21 cm. Executed in 1978.
No artwork image
$1,335,000
STRANGE BIRD
Sold on May 16, 2018
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Artwork Info
Video/Film/Animation
Conceived in 1945, this work was cast in 1988 and is number one of two artist's proofs, outside the edition of 8.
54.6 by 58.4 cm
Realized Price
$1,335,000
Auction Sale
May 16, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
signed, dated 45 88 , and numbered AP IX bronze 55 1/2 by 21 1/2 by 23 in. 141 by 54.6 by 58.4 cm. Conceived in 1945, this work was cast in 1988 and is number one of two artist's proofs, outside the edition of 8.
No artwork image
STRANGE BIRD
Conceived in 1945, this work was cast in 1988 and is number one of two artist's proofs, outside the edition of 8.
May 16, 2018
Sotheby's
$1,335,000
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Video/Film/Animation
54.6 by 58.4 cm
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Auction Sale
May 16, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$1,335,000
Description
signed, dated 45 88 , and numbered AP IX bronze 55 1/2 by 21 1/2 by 23 in. 141 by 54.6 by 58.4 cm. Conceived in 1945, this work was cast in 1988 and is number one of two artist's proofs, outside the edition of 8.
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