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Thu, Jul 14, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 114

Rude Osolnik Set of Three Turned Walnut Candlesticks

Estimate: $500 - $700

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(New Mexico/Kentucky, 1915-2001)

three turned wood candlesticks, hourglass forms, weighted bases, not apparently signed, sizes vary 9-3/8 in. to 13-1/8 in.

Note: Each with tag for Benchmark Gallery, Inc., Berea, Kentucky

This lot is accompanied by two exhibition catalogs: Rude and Daphne Osolnik: A Family Portrait, published by Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 2007, and Rude Osolnik: A Retrospective, published by the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild in 1989. The lot is also accompanied by Turning Points vol. 10, no. 3, Philadelphia: Wood Turning Center, 1997, which contains an article about Rude Osolnik (pg. 15-19).

Provenance: Collection of Rude Osolnik, Berea, Kentucky


good overall, scattered minor scratches, bumps, and abrasions, felted bases

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