Zanfirico Sample Box #01-2

Title: 
Zanfirico Sample Box #01-2

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Object Name: 
Sample Box
Title: 
Zanfirico Sample Box #01-2
Accession Number: 
2012.4.104
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 41.3 cm, W: 19.1 cm, D: 4.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2001
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Primary Description: 
"Zanfirico Sample Box #01-2". (a) Zanfirico rods, plate glass, cord, colored pencil on mat board, wood, paint; assembled. Rectangular box made of colorless plate glass with wood backing board painted black. Box holds sixteen different "Zanfirico" rods. Rectangular sticker affixed above rods shows image of a car set above a fleur-de-lis. Rectangular label affixed beneath rods reads, "ROCK OF AGES / THE DISTINCTIVE BARRE GRANITE / ROCK / OF / AGES". Edges of plate glass painted white and yellow. One half of a metal wall mount affixed to back of box. Several stickers affixed to back of box: two show a boy using an atlatl, one inscribed "NORTHWEST AIRLINES / AIR MAIL" showing an image of a plane, one five cent postage stamp inscribed, "UNITED STATES POSTAGE / 5 CENTS 5", one inscribed "372 372", one inscribed, "DIEPVRIESE TIKET / Inhoud ZanfiRico Sample / Box # 01-2 / (Rock of Ages). Box signed "© 2001 Marquis" on front and back; the back also shows a black thumbprint. (b) One half of a metal wall mount.
Provenance: 
Marquis, Richard (American, b. 1945), Source
2001
to
2012-09-24
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
UNITED STATES POSTAGE / 5 CENTS 5
label
Affixed (a) on back US Postage Stamp
DIEPVRIESE TIKET / Inhoud ZanfiRico Sample / Box # 01-2 / Invriesdatum (Rock of Ages) / 'n acca produkt
label
Affixed (a) on back
NORTHWEST AIRLINES / AIR MAIL / [image of plane]
label
Affixed (a) on back
ROCK OF AGES / THE DISTINCTIVE BARRE GRANITE / ROCK / OF / AGES
label
Affixed (a) on front beneath rods
372 372
label
Affixed (a) on back
© 2001 / Marquis
signature
Marker (a) on back in black
© 2001 Marquis
signature
Pencil (a) on front along right side of canes in white
Title Unknown (Concept Art Gallery)
Venue(s)
Concept Art Gallery
Title Unknown (Elliott Brown Gallery/SOFA Chicago)
Venue(s)
Elliott Brown Gallery
Exhibition held at SOFA Chicago.
 
Title Unknown (Elliott Brown Gallery)
Venue(s)
Elliott Brown Gallery