Property from a Private Michigan Collection
ARMCHAIR FROM THE “SCULPT” SERIES
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)
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.
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.
Maarten Baas' Studio
Moss, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2010
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)
This lot is offered together with a certificate of authenticity from the artist.