A group of treen tabletop vessels

Five works:

Willard Baxter (1933-2004)
A turned wood vase
Marked to underside: Baxter Wood / 98-76
The flat-shouldered vase with flared neck and attenuated body
6.5" H x 3.75" Dia.

A turned wood vessel, 2003
Signed illegibly and dated to the underside
The wide low vessel with affixed lid and thin spiked finial
5.25" H x 5.75" Dia.

Ivan Braun (b. 1945)
A turned wood bowl, 2012
Burn marked to underside: Black walnut / 2012 / Ivan Braun / Bronx NY
The bowl with concave rounded center and flared rim
5.75" H x 11.25" Dia.

Ivan Braun (b. 1945)
A turned wood plate, 2014
Burn marked to underside: Salvaged from NYBG 2014 / Spalted Sweet Gum / Ivan Braun / Bronx NY
The plate featuring a spalted grain
0.875" H x 9.125" Dia.

Ivan Braun (b. 1945)
A turned wood wide bowl, 2012
Burn marked to underside: Salvaged from NYBG 2012 / Sweet Gum / Ivan Braun / Bronx NY
The bowl of uniform concave form and straight grain
3" H x 16.5" Dia.

5 pieces

  • Provenance: The Estate of Eleanor Koffler
  • Condition: Each overall good condition with scattered scuffs, scratches, nicks, shrinkage cracks, indentations, and separation at joints commensurate with age. Three with sticker residue to undersides. One vessel with loose finial.

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