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Hella Jongerius

"Polder" Sofa

Hella Jongerius

Hella Jongerius

"Polder" Sofa

"Polder" Sofa

Hella Jongerius

"Polder" Sofa


2012

from an edition of 100

produced by Vitra, Switzerland

Maharam fabric upholstery, mohair velvet, tweed, wool and mixed hardwood

with the producer's label

30½ × 115¼ × 39½ in. (77 × 293 × 100 cm)

Overall in excellent condition. The sofa includes high-end Maharam upholstery including mohair velvet Scottish tweed, Paul Smith worsted wool stripes and Jongerius textiles. The sofa features a detachable section to the right side and a portable arm-rest cushion, as well as a custom Bovist stool and belted Queen’s cushion. The leather belt with scattered scratches throughout, 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.

Louise Schouwenberg, Hella Jongerius: Misfit, London, 2010, pp. 21 and 92-93
This lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist and a copy of Michael Maharam’s book Maharam Agenda (Baden, 2011).

This limited edition Maharam Polder sofa was produced in a series of 100 for the Salone del Mobile, 2011 and features high-end Maharam upholstery including mohair velvet, Scottish tweed, Paul Smith worsted wool stripes and Jongerius textiles. The sofa features a detachable section to the right side and a portable arm-rest cushion, as well as a custom Bovist stool and belted Queen's cushion originally designed for a Polder commissioned by the Netherlands' Queen Beatrix.