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Back to Modern Design / September 23, 2018


PHIL POWELL (1919 - 2008)


PHIL POWELL (1919 - 2008)

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Mirror and wall shelf, New Hope, PA, 1960s
Carved and polychromed walnut, 24-karat gold leaf, found object, mirrored glass
Overall: 71" x 50 1/2" x 10"
Provenance: Original owners, purchased from the artist

Some wear and finish loss to gilt, otherwise good condition. Glued break (1" x 1 _") to tip of shelf (inner edge that hangs over mirror). Phil Powell's work often includes found objects, which in this case is the carved and painted bracket (origin unknown).

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