Curtis Jeré Modern Metal Spiral Sculpture, 1992
Curtis Jeré (Artisan House, 20th/21st century)
Patinated metal on marble
Signed to the base
Curtis Jeré is a nom de plume for the founding artists of Artisan House, Curtis Freiler (died 2013) and Jerry Fels (died 2008). The brothers-in-law founded the corporation in California in 1963 with the goal to bring designer art to the masses. The company was sold and is still in operation today in China.
- signature and date have been almost completely polished away to the base; sculpture removable from base; scattered nicks and scratches to the sculpture and base particularly along the edges; dust accumulation; slight scattered tarnish marks.