PAUL EVANS (1931 - 1987); PAUL EVANS STUDIO
Fine Sculpture Front cabinet, New Hope, PA, 1980; Welded, forged, torch-cut, and polychromed steel, 23 karat gold leaf, painted wood, cleft slate; Welded signature and date; 21" x 87" x 17"; Provenance: Descended through the artist's family
Sale Price: $175,000
Estimate: $145,000 - $165,000
Warm original enameled colors to doors and original finish to interior, bright gilding, some minor finish loss and light oxidation to exterior including light scuffs and scratches. Minor chip under right rear corner of slate top.Interior drawer and shelf rebuilt to original specifications by Dorsey Reading and Keith Evans. One decorative element on one door replaced by Dorsey Reading. Very good to excellent overall condition.