"FLAT" COFFEE TABLE
the second artist’s proof from an edition of 8 plus 2 artist's proofs and 2 prototypes
produced by Galerie kreo, Paris
mirror-polished stainless steel, lacquered stainless steel, aluminum
engraved: E.A.2, M.SZEKELY, 2004
15⅝ x 50¾ x 38⅝ in. (40 x 129 x 98 cm)
Overall in good condition. The coffee table presents with scratches throughout, concentrated to the tabletop and consistent with use and the sensitive nature of the material. Two sides of the tabletop with small surface abrasions, each measuring approximately 1/4 inch. The resin surface on the circumference of the side edges of the tabletop with light surface residue, not visually distracting and consistent with age and use.
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.
Galerie kreo, Paris
Purchased from the above by the present owner, 2007
Martin Szekely, ed., Martin Szekely, Zurich, 2010, p. 151 (for the circular variation of the model)
Claire Fayolle, Martin Szekely, Paris, 2003, p. 61 (for a related model)
Sotheby's would like to thank Aurélie Julien for her assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.