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Elisabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti

"Barbare" Chair

Estimate:

4,000 to - 6,000 USD

Property from the Collection of Michael and Renée Silverstein

Elisabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti

Elisabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti

"Barbare" Chair

"Barbare" Chair

Estimate:

4,000 to - 6,000 USD

Lot sold:

6,048

USD

Property from the Collection of Michael and Renée Silverstein

Elisabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti

"Barbare" Chair


circa 1981

produced by Neotu, Paris

patinated wrought-iron, hide upholstery, leather

impressed BG

45 ¼ x 22 x 20 ⅛ in. (115 x 54.5 x 51.1 cm)

Overall in excellent condition. The patinated metal surfaces present with variations in texture, color and patina application which are inherent to the making. The hide is in excellent condition with extremely minor rubbing concentrated to the frontal edge of the seat. The leather laces appear undisturbed and in excellent condition throughout.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Wright, May 20, 2007, lot 223
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Mattia Bonetti, Elizabeth Garouste, exh. cat., Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1985, n.p. (for the model and a design drawing of the model)
Yvonne Brunhammer and Marie-Laure Perrin, Le Mobilier Français: 1960-1998, Paris, 1998, p. 227
Alex Buck and Matthias Vogt, eds., Garouste & Bonetti, Frankfurt, 1996, p. 105
Charlotte and Peter Fiell, 1000 Chairs, Cologne, 1997, p. 597
Museu do Design: Luxo, Pop, Cool, De 1937 Até Hoje, exh. cat., Museu do Design, Lisbon, 1999, p. 212
Elisabeth Vedrenne, Elizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti: 1981-2001, Brussels, 2001, pp. 4 and 106
Jacqueline du Pasquier and Jean-Jacques Wattel, Mattia Bonetti, exh. cat., vol. 1, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 2015, pp. 15 and 89
Delphine and Reed Krakoff, Houses That We Dreamt Of: The Interiors of Delphine and Reed Krakoff, New York, 2017, pp. 123 and 184