Paul Evans - Design: Online Auction New York Wednesday, July 27, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Boston, circa 1967
    Thence by descent to the present owner

  • Literature

    Jeffrey Head, Paul Evans: Designer & Sculptor, Atglen, Pennsylvania, 2012, pp. 52, 79

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot is an early example of the “PE-19” model, created in the New Hope, Pennsylvania studio of Paul Evans before he re-located to Plumsteadville, Pennsylvania in the early 1970s. Produced for the Directional Furniture Company in New York, the forty-eight-inch-wide PE-19 served as the genesis of the Deep Relief series, with later versions produced in larger formats as both wall-hanging and standing cabinets.

Property from a Private Collection, Connecticut


"Deep Relief" wall-hanging cabinet, model no. PE-19

Painted and patinated steel, bronze, cleft slate.
17 x 48 3/4 x 16 1/4 in. (43.2 x 123.8 x 41.3 cm)
Produced by Paul Evans Studio, New Hope, Pennsylvania, for Directional Furniture Company, New York. Underside of one door welded PE 67.

$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $16,380

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Design: Online Auction

Online Auction 27 July - 3 August 2022