WENDELL CASTLE (b. 1932)
Illuminated "Bird of Paradise" cabinet, Scottsville, NY, 1996; Jelutong, crackle-lacquered finish, Birdseye maple and mahogany veneer, white oak, neon lighting, rubber hose, bronzed metal spigot; Signed and dated; 55" x 54" x 20"; Provenance: Collection of Martha Dwyer-Bergman; Rago Auctions, Modern, March 2002, lot 129; Published: Eerdmans, Wendell Castle: A Catalogue Raisonné 1958-2012, 2014, p. 271, no. IV.88
Sale Price: $11,250
Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Little to no wear, very good condition. Requires professional installation, which will be a basic wiring into any standard household wall socket. New drawer fabricated by Wendell Castle's studio (invoice available).