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Kathy Taslitz

Three "Family Chain" Candelabras

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 USD

Kathy Taslitz

Kathy Taslitz

Three "Family Chain" Candelabras

Three "Family Chain" Candelabras

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

40,320

USD

Kathy Taslitz

Three "Family Chain" Candelabras


2007

from an edition of 14 pairs plus 2 artist's proofs and 1 prototype (one of three illustrated)

blackened bronze, glass, stainless steel

each signed k. taslitz

largest: 17 ¾ x 35 x 12 in. (45 x 88.9 x 30.4 cm)

Overall in excellent condition. The blackened bronze surfaces present with some occasional and very minor rubbing to the finish as well as scattered verdigris spots to the underside, which are not visible when the candelabras are installed. The glass elements present with scattered and minor air bubbles and particulate inclusions inherent to its production, as well as scattered minor surface scratches. The bobeches present with some light wax residue consistent with use. The underside of each candelabra is fitted with protective felt pads. Please note that this lot is offered together with two certificates of authenticity for edition no. 13/14 (Male) and no. 13/14 (Female). 


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby’s is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE. 

Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Acquired from the above
Kimberly Brooks, “Artist as Second Career: The Wild World of Kathy Taslitz,” Huffington Post, June 15, 2008
David A. Keeps, “Illuminating Links,” Los Angeles Times, August 9, 2008