TOMB STAG CHAIR
en suite with the following lot
artist's proof number 1 from an edition of 12 plus 4 artist's proofs
produced by Rick Owens Furniture, Paris
black plywood, moose antler
signed Rick Owens and numbered 9/12R
29¾ x 35½ x 19½ in. (75.5 x 90.1 x 49.5 cm)
Overall in very good original condition. This piece offered en suite with the following lot is a rare opportunity for collectors to acquire a pair from the limited “Stag” series. The plywood with a few minor surface scratches, consistent with gentle use. The moose antler with surface scratches and irregularities all inherent to the natural aging process of the medium. A chair with strong sculptural and organic presence when seen in person.
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.
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Sophie Lovell, Limited Edition: Prototypes, One-Offs and Design Art Furniture, Basel, 2009, p. 143 (for a related example)
Carol Kino, "Feigning Domesticity," Cultured, Summer 2012, p. 71 (for a related model)
Sotheby’s would like to thank Owenscorp for their assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.