Russel Wright - Design New York Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Elodie Courter, “Notes on the exhibition of useful objects,” Bulletin of the Museum of Modern Art, vol. 6, no. 6, January 1940, front cover for the centerpiece bowl
    Ann Kerr, Collector's Encyclopedia of Russel Wright, Second Edition, Paducah, Kentucky, 1998, pp. 112-13, 115, 119
    Donald Albrecht, Robert Schonfeld and Lindsay Stamm Shapiro, Russel Wright: Creating American Lifestyle, exh. cat., Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, 2001, pp. 29, 68-69 for the centerpiece bowl


Three bowls from the "Oceana" series, including the "Centerpiece Bowl," "Starfish Relish," and "Wave Salad Bowl"

circa 1940
Laminated and carved hazelwood.
"Wave Salad Bowl": 4 1/2 x 13 1/4 x 8 in. (11.4 x 33.7 x 20.3 cm)
Each branded with script signature Russel Wright, the tallest retains manufacturer's printed paper label with designed/by/RUSSEL/WRIGHT/Oceana/carved/wooden/ware/made/by/KLISE.

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $5,000

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New York Auction 15 December 2015 1pm