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Wendell Castle

"Whisper" Table

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

Wendell Castle

Wendell Castle

"Whisper" Table

"Whisper" Table

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

Lot sold:

20,160

USD

Wendell Castle

b. 1932

"Whisper" Table


1997

lacewood, polychromed wood, crackled lacquer

incised Castle 97

15 x 39 ½ x 25 in. (38.1 x 100.3 x 63.5 cm)

Overall in very good condition. The lacewood table top with minor and scattered surface scratches and light soiling consistent with gentle use. The wood base with two minor losses of crackled lacquer, one measuring approximately ½ inch at the edge of the table top and one measuring approximately one inch along the edge of a leg, not visually distracting. 


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

The Hand & The Spirit, Scottsdale
Private Collection, Scottsdale, 1999
Thence by descent
Emily Evans Eerdmans, Wendell Castle: A Catalogue Raisonne 1958-2012, New York, 2014, p. 346, IV.463 (for a similar model in ebonized mahogany and lacewood veneer)