PHIL POWELL (1919 - 2008)
Exceptional bench-made two-piece display cabinet with illuminated vitrine, New Hope, PA, 1970s; Chip-carved walnut, polychromed wood, glass, mirror; Unmarked; 80 1/2" x 58" x 20"; Provenance: Private collection, Pennsylvania, commissioned from the artist
Sale Price: $40,625
Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Warm patina, little to no wear, very good vintage condition. Polychromed interior. Note, the upper cabinet has two internal compartments (on the top and bottom) that are paneled with frosted. Behind is where the lamp fixtures would have been installed. Currently there are no lamp fixtures in this cabinet.