Alexander and Bonin, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000
Sante Fe, SITE, Mona Hatoum: Home, October 2000 - January 2001 (ed. no. unknown) North Adams, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Mona Hatoum: Domestic Disturbance, March 2001 - February 2002 (ed. no. unknown)
‘I see furniture as being very much about the body. It is usually about giving it support and comfort. I made a series of furniture pieces which are more hostile than comforting.’ Mona Hatoum cited in: Michael Archer, Guy Brett and Catherine de Zegher, Eds., Mona Hatoum, London 1997, p. 20.
The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate.
This work is in very good condition. Very close inspection reveals some faint media accretions and superficial scuffs in isolated places throughout. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."