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Exceptional Ivory Spirit piano and chair, Scottsville, NY, 1989; Curly sycamore veneer, mahogany veneer, maple, poplar, mahogany, yorkite, leather; Signed; Piano: 58" x 59" x 25", chair: 28" x 17 1/2" x 18"; Provenance: Collection of Peter T. Joseph, New York; Published: Eerdmans, Wendell Castle: A Catalogue Raisonné 1958-2012, 2014, p.190, no. III.187 and p. 247, no. III.441; Exhibited: Wendell Castle: New Work, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, October 8 - November 30, 1989; New Work by Wendell Castle and Selected Students, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE, March 23 - April 21, 1990; Sculpture 90, Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC, June - July 1990 (piano and chair); Published: Chapin, "Striking a Chord," Cigar Aficionado, May/June 1997; Danto, Joseph, and Cobb, Angel Chairs: New Work by Wendell Castle, Peter T. Joseph Gallery, 1991 (piano and chair); Lux, "Castle Building: Retrospective Exhibits Creative Growth," Brighton-Pittsford Post, November 5, 1990

Sale Price: $43,750

Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000

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Condition Report

Recently tuned and inspected. Total depth including casters and brackets is 30". Small grouping of dents to top of keyboard cover. Several dents and minor chips to various edges.