Design Agenda: The Collection of Michael Maharam

Design Agenda: The Collection of Michael Maharam

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Hella Jongerius

"Polder" Sofa

Auction Closed

October 15, 05:11 PM GMT


15,000 - 20,000 USD

Lot Details


Hella Jongerius

"Polder" Sofa


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)

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.