September 15, 2021 10:00 EDT

Art and Design

 
  Lot 32
 

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Joseph Konetsky (American, b. Poland, 1882-1963)
Two Smoking Stands, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1925

Wrought iron, gilt iron, monel
Unmarked.

H: 30 1/2, Dia: 6 1/2 in. (stand w/ animal), H: 28, Dia: 8 1/2 in. (the other)

Provenance

The artist
Thence by descent to present owner.

Sold for $535
Estimated at $800 - $1,200


 

Wrought iron, gilt iron, monel
Unmarked.

H: 30 1/2, Dia: 6 1/2 in. (stand w/ animal), H: 28, Dia: 8 1/2 in. (the other)

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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