Game On: Property from the Collection of Ryan Brant
FERNANDO CAMPANA AND HUMBERTO CAMPANA
first artist's proof from a limited edition of 12
carpet, rubber, EVA, fabric and estela handcrafted into sushi rolls, steel
with metal plaque incised Campana/Sushi Sofa 3 persons/Red&Black AP1
29⅛ x 76⅝ x 29½ in. (73.9 x 195.5 x 74.9 cm)
Overall in very good condition. The sofa presents with vivid reds when seen in person and a great example from the acclaimed “Sushi” series. The seating area and upper side edge on the backrest present with very light areas of discoloration to the rubber and fabric consistent with gentle use as well as light surface soiling. The fabric rolls on the outside present with scattered occasional lifting throughout but is overall stable. One upper side edge on the backrest with minor loss to the rubber body in an area measuring approximately 1 x 1/2 inch; as well as a minor tear to the fabric near the proper top right corner measuring approximately 3/4 in. wide and not visually distracting.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Friedman Benda, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Fernando and Humberto Campana, Campana Brothers: The Complete Works (So Far), New York, 2010, pp. 174-175 (for the multicolor version of the model)