Palm Beach Modern Auctions
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Modern + Contemporary Art & Design

Sat, May 20, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 672

Binh Pho & Hans Weissflog Intricate Wood Sculpture

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Binh Pho (1955-2017), Hans Weissflog (20th Century)
Marking(s); notes: no marking(s) apparent; 2009
Country of origin; materials: Vietnamese, German; European boxwood, box elder, acrylic paint
Dimensions (H, W, D): 14"h, 10.5"w, 2.75"w
Additional Information: Work titled "Lonely Moon" is a collaboration with fellow wood turner Hans Weissflog. The sculpture was exhibited in "Shadow of the Turning: The Art of Binh Pho" traveling show (2013-2014) and is recorded on the artist's website and in the archives of the Museum for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, object no. 2013.BP.20. Lot is accompanied by the following books and ephemera: the del Mano Gallery 2009 exhibition catalog in which the work appears; the hardcover book "River of Destiny: The Life and Work of Binh Pho" (signed by the artist) and the hardcover "Shadow of the Turning" book and CD set (signed by Binh Pho, with handwritten card from both artists inside). Provenance: del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

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very good, moon detached with a few small breaks