Paul Evans

Patchwork Floating Wall Shelf

20th Century


4,500 USD

Ships from: New Jersey, United States

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Floating wall console designed by Paul Evans.

  • Welded enameled steel, copper and painted wood construction with inset slate top.
  • Console displays a lustrous range of metallic hues from burnt orange bronze to pale yellow gold.
  • A strong example of Evans’ patchwork metalwork technique.
  • Produced by Paul Evans Studio, New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Acquired directly from the artist by Elliott and Rita Frank, Roslyn, New York, circa 1967

Thence by descent to the present owner

Jeffrey Head, Paul Evans: Designer & Sculptor, Atglen, PA, 2012, p. 72 (for related models)
Condition Report
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Like New

Overall in very good condition.

The metallic elements overall present with surface irregularities and great texture which are inherent to the artist's practice.

The metal elements present with light oxidation throughout, which is consistent with age and common for such works, as well as light surface soiling and scattered surface scratches.

The copper panels present with slightly more pronounced corrosion, consistent with age and the evolution of the material.

One side of the console presents with an extremely small trace of white house paint, not visually distracting.

The slate top presents with minor surface scratches, scuffing, edge wear and light soiling throughout as consistent with gentle use.

The center of the slate top presents with a minor shallow abrasion measuring approximately 1 ½ inches, not visually distracting.

The edge of the slate top presents with two minor chips measuring approximately ½ inch each, not visually distracting.

The center of the slate top with small traces of white house paint.

Height: 6.5 inches / 16.51 cm
Width: 60.25 inches / 153.03 cm
Depth: 13 inches / 33.02 cm
Steel, Copper, Slate, Painted Wood
Studio Craft
Decorative Style
Modern Style
Country of Origin
United States


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