Otavio Nazareth, ed., brazilian furniture design, São Paulo, 2013, pp. 170-171 for a related example Maria Sonia Madureira de Pinho, Domingos Tótora, Rio de Janiero, 2013, n.p. for related examples and production processes of the 'Terrão' series
The present lot is the first 'Terrão' bench produced in the series. Sotheby's would like to thank the artist for his assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.
Overall in very good condition. The seating surface with minor dirt, scuffs, scratches throughout. Scattered rubbing and losses to the material, concentrated to the corners and outer edges. The bench with a gentle curve as partially visible in the catalogue illustration. The base with oxidation throughout as intended by the artist. "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."