Lot Details

In very good condition. A slice of cake created by the artist for the wedding of curator James Elliott and Judith Algar, in Topanga Canyon, California, April 23, 1966. This piece is from an edition of approximately 250.

Others of this edition are in the collections of: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY; Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; among others.

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Surface Abrasions / Scratches
Area: Other area
Location: Other location
Notes: Very small indentation in top surface at tip of slice. This could be part of the mold (has rounded edges) or possible chip. Please see the last photo for details.
Degree: Minor

Definition Key
Area
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.



Degree
Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

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Provenance:
  • James Elliott and Judith Algar Friends of Elliott and Algar Son of the above Private Collection
  • Pickup Location: Michigan, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 6.5 x 2.25 in. (15.24 x 16.51 x 5.72 cm.)
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