Kilian Brothers Aesthetic Pedestal
Usually I profile a piece before it actually sells, but in this case I’m doing so after the sale. Here’s an Aesthetic pedestal that sold for $2,100 this past weekend on Ebay. A few noteworthy elements of this piece point to it being attributed to Kilian Brothers (courtesy of John Mihos): 1) multi-colored incising. In addition to gold, you will see green (or blue – can’t tell), and red colored incising. 2) Note the double casters with two wheels per caster. I know John was going to bid on it but I see a floor bidder won this one. Next time John….