WENDELL CASTLE | “OSBOURNE” COFFEE TABLE
“OSBOURNE” COFFEE TABLE
number 4 from an edition of 8 plus 2 artist's proofs and 2 prototypes
polychromed, gel-coated fiberglass with automobile paint
signed, dated and numbered Castle 08 4/8
18½ x 52 x 19 in. (46.9 x 132 x 48.2 cm)
Overall in good condition. The fiberglass surfaces present with scattered nicks, scratches, areas of residue, and one very minor loss to paint, mainly concentrated to the table's top and in keeping with age and use. an original and organic work by Castle.
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Friedman Benda, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Emily Evans Eerdmans, Wendell Castle: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1958–2012, New York, 2014, p. 416, no. V. 134