Lot 27
  • 27

Judy Kensley McKie

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
18,750 USD
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Description

  • Judy Kensley McKie
  • "Faces" Cabinet
  • signed JHM/1991 with copyright
  • painted wood and glass
  • 73 3/8  x 34 1/2  x 16 1/2  in. (186.4 x 87.6 x 41.9 cm)

Provenance

Sollo Rago Auctions, Lambertville, NJ, April 2, 2005, lot 99A

Literature

Edward S. Cooke, Jr., New American Furniture:  The Second Generation of Studio Furnituremakers, Boston, 1989, p. 83 (for a painted "Dog" cabinet)
Patricia Conway, Art For Everyday:  The New Craft Movement, New York, 1990, p. 74 (for a related tall cabinet)
Edward S. Cooke, Jr., Gerald W.R. Ward and Kelly H. L’Ecuyer, The Maker’s Hand:  American Studio Furniture, 1940-1990, Boston, 2003, p. 84 (for a painted "Leopard" cabinet)

Catalogue Note

IN CONTEXT:
The present lot is among the first pieces of furniture I created that involved imagery and a series of monotypes of faces in the framed areas of the cabinet doors. For the first time, I was trying to combine my painting background with furniture design. 

-Judy Kensley McKie
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