Wendell Castle

Molar Settee

Circa 1968

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3,000 USD

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Description

Property from the Collection of Michael and Renée Silverstein.

  • Gel-coated fiberglass and rubber settee.
  • This piece is final sale and not eligible for return.
Provenance

Barry Friedman Gallery, New York

Private Collection

Wright, March 23, 2010, lot 499

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Philippe Decelle, Diane Hennebert and Pierre Loze, L'Utopie du Tout Plastique1960-1973, Brussels, 1994, p. 83

Emily Evans Eerdmans, Wendell Castle: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1958–2012, New York, 2014, p. 69

Condition Report
Revive
Fair
Good
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Like New

Overall in very good condition.

Surface scratches throughout the fiberglass which are concentrated to the seats and the proper right armrest.

Proper right armrest also has a shallow abrasion to the surface measuring approximately 3/4 inch wide and not visually distracting.

White coating with light scuffs and very light areas of discoloration throughout is consistent with gentle use.

The rubber lining is overall stable and presents with some minor and occasional lifting.

Rubber with occasional and scattered surface residue (possible remnants from adhesive paper surfaces).

The back of the settee has an area of loss to the rubber lining measuring approximately 7/8 inch and not detrimental to functionality or stability.

Dimensions
Height: 25.98 inches / 66 cm
Width: 48.03 inches / 122 cm
Depth: 29.53 inches / 75 cm
Materials
Fiberglass, Rubber
Period
Mid-Century Modern
Decorative Style
Modern Style
SKU

BH944

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