“Wave Mirror” console with a forged, formed, and fabricated mild steel frame and dark grey patina, supporting a Honduran mahogany shelf, and a large round mirror.
Stamped: ALBERT PALEY 1992
The Wave Mirror is a unique piece, made in 1992 at the request of Peter Joseph for the Baroque Modernism exhibition. Following the exhibition with Peter Joseph, the mirror was shown in 1993 at Albert Paley: New Works in Forged and Fabricated Steel.
Height: 82 ¼ in (209 cm)
Length: 101 in (256.5 cm)
Depth: 36 in (91.4 cm)
Height of shelf top: 36 ¼ in (92 cm)
Depth of shelf top: 15 ⅝ in (39.7 cm)
Peter Joseph Gallery, Baroque Modernism: New Work by Albert Paley exhibition catalogue, text by Peter T. Joseph and others, New York, 1992, pp. 56-57 (this console illustrated).
Peter Joseph Gallery, Albert Paley: Organic Logic exhibition catalogue, text by Penelope Hunter-Stiebel and others, New York, 1994, p. 3 (detail of this console illustrated).
Edward Lucie-Smith, The Art of Albert Paley, Abrams, 1996, pp. 157 and 210.
Albert Paley: New Works in Forged and Fabricated Steel, The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Massachusetts, 1993
Baroque Modernism: New Work by Albert Paley, Peter Joseph Gallery, New York, 1992