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Lot 287
MAARTEN BAAS |  ARMCHAIR FROM THE “SCULPT” SERIES
MAARTEN BAAS |  ARMCHAIR FROM THE “SCULPT” SERIES
MAARTEN BAAS |  ARMCHAIR FROM THE “SCULPT” SERIES
MAARTEN BAAS |  ARMCHAIR FROM THE “SCULPT” SERIES
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Property from a Private Michigan Collection

MAARTEN BAAS | ARMCHAIR FROM THE “SCULPT” SERIES

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD

Property from a Private Michigan Collection

MAARTEN BAAS | ARMCHAIR FROM THE “SCULPT” SERIES

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Michigan Collection

MAARTEN BAAS

ARMCHAIR FROM THE “SCULPT” SERIES


2007

en suite with the following lot

artist's proof from an edition of 8 plus 2 artist’s proofs

produced by Studio Baas & den Herder, Netherlands

wood, polyurethane foam, leather upholstery

48¾ x 44½ x 35¾ in. (123.8 x 113 x 90.8 cm)

Condition Report

Overall in very good condition. This piece offered en suite with the following lot is a rare opportunity for collectors to acquire a pair from the same limited series. The armchair is stable and presents with a leather upholstery with light surface irregularities to the leather consistent with production. The proper right armrest with a light surface scratch which is 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.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Maarten Baas' Studio

Moss, New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2010

Literature

Desire: The Shape of Things to Come, Berlin, 2008, p. 199

Sophie Lovell, Limited Edition: Prototypes, One-Offs and Design Art Furniture, Basel, 2009, p. 124 (for related works from the series)

Gareth Williams, Telling Tales: Fantasy and Fear in Contemporary Design, London, 2009, p. 49 (for a related work from the series)

Catalogue Note

This lot is offered together with a certificate of authenticity from the artist.

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