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    Sale 2487 | Lot 107
    Price Realized: $42,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2487 Lot 107

      BETYE SAAR (1926 - )
      Adori.

      Mixed media assemblage box, 1973. 340x283x25 mm; 13 3/8x11 1/8x1 inches. Signed, titled and dated in pencil, lower right verso.

      Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; private collection, New York.

      Adori is a very good, early example of the artist's work in assemblage. The artist created a hinged shadow box reliquary full of symbolism in its many collaged details, including beaded roses, plastic red lobsters and a brightly colored painted rainbow. This collage was also the basis for the same-titled 1973 lithograph.

      Estimate $10,000 - 15,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $42,500