Property from a Private New York Collection
from an edition of 40
painted and gilt mahogany, patinated metal
monogrammed W.C. and dated 90
16½ in. (41.9 cm) high
Overall in very good condition. The wooden surfaces with light scratches and minor surface irregularities throughout consistent with gentle use. One gilt panel with an area of surface discoloration measuring approximately 1 inch wide. The patinated metal surface in excellent condition presents with hues ranging from dark grey to slate blue.
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Private Collection, New York
Gifted by the above to the present owner, 1990s
Emily Evans Eerdmans, Wendell Castle: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1958–2012
, New York, 2014, p. 377, no. 646