September 15, 2021 10:00 EST

Art and Design

 
  Lot 31
 

31

Joseph Konetsky (American, b. Poland, 1882-1963)
"Bamboo" Folding Screen, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1940s

Gilt wrought iron
Unmarked.

H: 60 1/2, W: 17 3/4 (width of each panel), W: 56 3/4 in. (overall)

Provenance

The artist
Thence by descent to present owner.

Sold for $2,268
Estimated at $2,500 - $3,500


 

Gilt wrought iron
Unmarked.

H: 60 1/2, W: 17 3/4 (width of each panel), W: 56 3/4 in. (overall)

Provenance

The artist
Thence by descent to present owner.

Note

Joseph Konetsky was the superintendent of Samuel Yellin's shop in Philadelphia, located on Arch Street.

Literature

Jack Andrews, Samuel Yellin, Metalworker (1982), pg. 2 (for a discussion of Joseph Konetsky and his relationship to the Yellin firm).

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