A Paper Plate Which Kurt Cobain Ate Pizza Off Has Been Sold For $22,400
“Cobain had eaten some pizza before the show and proceeded to write the set list on the plate he had been eating his pizza on,” auction house Julien’s Auctions said of the plate – the setlist of which was taken from an April 1990 gig in Washington, D.C.
SOLD for 22,400! A used paper plate with a #Nirvana set list handwritten by #KurtCobain at the 9:30 nightclub in Washington, D.C., on April 23, 1990.— Juliens Auctions (@JuliensAuctions) May 18, 2019
SOLD TODAY in our “Music Icons” #memorabilia #auction @HardRockCafeNYC and online at https://t.co/TiME89MqlX! #1990s #90s pic.twitter.com/MzumBjq15G
Also sold over the weekend was a green sweater worn by Kurt during his last-ever Nirvana shoot in 1993.
The top went for $75,000 – which was significantly more than its pre-auction estimate of between $10,000 and $20,000 .
“The shoot was meant to take place in Central Park in New York City, but due to Cobain being sick just hours before, the shoot was relocated to the basement of the hotel where the band was staying,” Julien’s Auctions said, giving context to the photoshoot. “Cobain showed up three hours late to the shoot and immediately asked for a bucket due to his nausea.”
SOLD for $75,000! A cardigan worn by #KurtCobain in his last photoshoot with #Nirvana taken in the summer of 1993 with photographer Jesse Frohman. SOLD TODAY in our “Music Icons” #memorabilia #auction @HardRockCafeNYC and online at https://t.co/TiME89MqlX! https://t.co/ahsXX3qbxg pic.twitter.com/mZmHg7wtig— Juliens Auctions (@JuliensAuctions) May 18, 2019
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