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Martin Szekely

"M.L." Table with Black Top

Estimate:

50,000

to
- 70,000 USD

Property from an Important Private Collection

Martin Szekely

Martin Szekely

"M.L." Table with Black Top

"M.L." Table with Black Top

Estimate:

50,000

to
- 70,000 USD

Lot sold:

69,300

USD

Property from an Important Private Collection

Martin Szekely

"M.L." Table with Black Top


2002

number 7 from an edition of 8 plus 2 artist’s proofs and 2 prototypes

produced by Galerie kreo, Paris

lacquered aluminum, stainless steel

engraved m. Szekely, dated 2002 and numbered No 7/8 Editions KREO

29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm) high

78 3/4 in. (200 cm) diameter

Overall in excellent condition. The black lacquered aluminum tabletop presents with very light scattered surface scratches consistent with gentle use. The tabletop presents with one extremely minor chip to the lacquer measuring approximately ⅛ inch and only visible upon close inspection. The edge of the tabletop presents with a few extremely minor chips to the lacquer which are only visible upon close inspection. The stainless steel base presents with scattered surface scratches, light scuffing, rubbing and surface soiling consistent with gentle use and not visually distracting. A sleek, reflective piece of contemporary design. 


 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
Private Collection, France
Phillips New York, June 11, 2014, lot 106
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Claire Fayolle, Alison M. Gingeras, and Christian Schlatter, Martin Szekely, Paris, 2003, pp. 44-45, 59
Clément Dirié, ed., Martin Szekely, Zurich, 2010, pp. 93-95
Françoise Guichon, Philippe-Alain Michaud, Martin Szekely, Martin Szekely: Ne plus dessiner, exh. cat., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 2011, p. 13
Sotheby’s would like to thank Aurélie Julien for her assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.