Marcel Duchamp - Evening & Day Editions New York Thursday, November 1, 2012 | Phillips

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    Arturo Schwarz 608

  • Catalogue Essay

    Jacqueline Matisse Monnier and the Association Marcel Duchamp have confirmed the authenticity of this work and will issue a certificate of authenticity to the buyer.


Bouche-évier (Sink Stopper), also known as Medallic Sculpture

Bronze multiple,
diameter: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
incised with artist’s signature, dated ‘64’ (the date of the original lead model from which the cast was made), and incised 26/100 on the verso (between 1967 and 1979, the International Collectors Society, New York, issued 60 examples in bronze, 30 examples in stainless steel, 70 examples in sterling silver, and 12 artist’s proofs in each metal; with the permission of Duchamp’s widow, the edition was completed posthumously in 1981–82 to the editions of 100 each), in very good condition.

$2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for $8,750

Evening & Day Editions

31 October & 1 November 2012
New York