Handwritten notes on verso: Hassell Smith, East-West Gallery, San Francisco, 1950 (?); Adventures in food in collection of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Martin, now resident in San Francisco at 2000 Vallejo St. A line is drawn from the title of the work pointing to a handwritten list: peanut butter and jellyfish sandwich; pickled [...]; foul bowel; paté de frou frou, etc. Sculpture consists of an open cabinet with shelves holding jars and an object wrapped in wax paper. Some of the jars are labeled: smoked bung; marshmallow pudding; the sage.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560