Lot 165
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TORD BOONTJE | "Petit Jardin" Bench

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 USD
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Description

  • Tord Boontje
  • "Petit Jardin" Bench
  • laser cut steel, zinc, white powder coating
  • 51 1/2  x 88 1/2  x 47 in. (130.8 x 224.79 x 119.3 cm)
  • 2006
from an edition of 10 plus 1 prototype

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist by the original owner
Private Collection, New York
Sotheby's New York, December 14, 2010, lot 34
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

The End, Moss, New York, February 9-March 20, 2005
The Forest of Karakusa,
 The House of Shiseido, Tokyo, February 7-March 19, 2006

Literature

Martina Margetts, Tord Boontje, New York, 2006, p. 10 (for a maquette of the model) and p. 265 (for installation view)
Sophie Lovell, Limited Edition: Prototypes, One-Offs and Design Art Furniture, Basel, 2009, p. 176
Gareth Williams, Telling Tales: Fantasy and Fear in Contemporary Design, exh. cat., Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2009, p. 35, fig. 15 (for the “Petit Jardin” chair)
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