Wendell Castle - Design Masters New York Monday, December 12, 2011 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Barbara Fendrick Gallery, Washington, D.C.; Private collection, McLean, Virginia

  • Literature

    Derek E. Ostergard, George Nakashima, Full Circle, exh. cat., American Craft Museum, New York, 1989, p. 177 for a similar example; Davira S. Taragin, Edward S. Cooke and Joseph Giovannini, Furniture by Wendell Castle, New York, 1989,p. 25 for a similar example; Jeremy Adamson, The Furniture of Sam Maloof, exh. cat., The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., 2001, p. 121 for a similar example; Todd Merrill and Julie V. Iovine, Modern Americana: Studio Furniture from High Craft to High Glam, New York, 2008, p. 45; Jeannine Falino, ed., Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design, exh. cat., Museum of Arts and Design, New York, 2011 for a similar example

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present lot is the first of two music stands produced with an ebonized finish and brass inlay.


Rare music stand

Ebonized oak. brass.
55 1/2 in. (141 cm.) high
Reverse incised with “W. Castle 80.”

$25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for $31,250

Design Masters

13 December 2011
New York