Property from an Important International Collection
glass, stainless steel, duralumin
38½ x 16 x 25 in. (97.8 x 40.6 x 63.5 cm)
Overall in very good condition. The glass surfaces present with minor scratches, very minor flea bites and nicks, consistent with age and use. Very minor losses to glass mainly concentrated to areas surrounding edge and likely inherent to the making process. The metal surfaces present with scattered areas of oxidation, scratches, and corrosion, consistent with age and use. one area of red paint on proper left back. A unique melding of elements used to create a sculptural chair.
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.
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Private Collection gifted directly from the artist
Sotheby’s New York, March 28, 2008, lot 14
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Charlotte and Peter Fiell, 1000 Chairs, Cologne, 2000, p. 593
David Whitehouse, The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999, New York, 2000, p. 81
Dan Klein, Artists in Glass: Late Twentieth Century Masters in Glass, London, 2001, p. 110