Rudolf Staffel - Contemporary Studio Artworks from the Estate of Jack R. Bershad New York Wednesday, June 8, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Bowl:
    Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1985

  • Exhibited

    Bowl: "Rudolf Staffel - Searching for a Light: A Retrospective View 1936-1996," Philadelphia Museum of Art, May 3-August 3, 1997

  • Literature

    Paula Winokur and Robert Winokur, "The Light of Rudolf Staffel," Craft Horizons, April 1977, pp. 26-27 for similar examples
    Rob Barnard, "Focus: Rudolf Staffel at Temple Gallery," American Craft, December 1989/January 1990, p. 72 for a similar example of the cylinder
    Peter Dormer, The New Ceramics: Trends + Traditions, London, 1994, figs. 25-26 for similar examples

Contemporary Studio Artworks from the Estate of Jack R. Bershad

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Two "Light Gatherers"

circa 1985
Unglazed porcelain, handbuilt from overlapping elements.
Cylinder: 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (19.1 x 14.6 x 16.5 cm)
Bowl: 7 x 9 x 8 1/2 in. (17.8 x 22.9 x 21.6 cm)

Each incised Rudy Staffel.

Estimate
$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $3,528

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Contemporary Studio Artworks from the Estate of Jack R. Bershad

New York Auction 8 June 2022