Offered by: Lobel Modern, Inc.
NYDC, 200 Lexington Ave., Suite 915 New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 212.242.9075


Philip and Kelvin LaVerne Wall-Hanging Inset Chan Wall Sculpture 1960s (Signed)

$ 25,000
  • Description
    Unique wall-hanging Chan wall sculpture, with center panel inset and framed in an off center raised panel with continuous figural motif, in patinated bronze and pewter with hand-applied enamels and gold leaf by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's (signed Philip Kelvin LaVerne). There is a metal cleat on the back for hanging. This piece is both large and stunning.

    The Art of Philip LaVerne, Sculpture II, Bronze and Pewter Tables, catalog published in the 1960’s, On page 42 there is a description of the Chan Series: “Chinese artistry at its peak under the Chan Dynasty, is recreated in this intricately carved design. We see peasants carrying a sacred gift to the Emperor’s child. Delicately wrought leaves and figures, combine with a rich variety of multicolored patinas to create the Chinoiserie top. …”
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Pewter, Bronze, Wood, Enamel, Gold Leaf - Handcrafted
    Condition: Good. In Excellent Condition
    Creation Date: 1960s
    Styles / Movements: Asian, Studio Craft, Collectible Design
    Patterns: Asian/Oriental, Handmade, Textured
    Dealer Reference #: sculpture173
    Incollect Reference #: 615218
  • Dimensions
    D. 1 in; Diam. 47 in;
    D. 2.54 cm; Diam. 119.38 cm;
Message from Seller:

Lobel Modern was established by Evan Lobel in NYC in 1998 to promote important 20th century designers whose originality and exceptional craftsmanship and materials transformed their works into art. The gallery showcases period furniture, lighting, art, and decorative arts. Lobel Modern takes the condition of their inventory very seriously. If a work is not in original immaculate condition then it is restored by hand to the highest possible standards by Lobel Modern's artisans.

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