Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 304

Large Jim Rose "Quilt" Cabinet

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Jim Rose (20th Century)
Marking(s); notes: no marking(s) apparent
Country of origin; materials: American; steel
Dimensions (H, W, D): 74"h, 49.5"w, 17"d
Additional Information: Cabinet has four drawers and two doors revealing three removable shelves. Inspired by the generations of Gee's Bend (Alabama) "improvisational" quilters, Jim Rose uses aged steel and wood to mimic the textures and patterns of their patchwork. (source:, Provenance: Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (image of receipt available) | Private Collection, Weston, Florida (acquired 2007).

Spring 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, May 15th: Selections from the Palm Beach Estate of Paige Rense Noland (Session I)
Saturday, May 15th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session II)
Thursday, May 20th: Editions & Photography (Session III)

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very good, patina to metal, minor scratches, wear consistent with age and light use