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Hervé van der Straeten

Pair of "Volubile" Lamps, Model No. 320

Hervé van der Straeten

Hervé van der Straeten

Pair of "Volubile" Lamps, Model No. 320

Pair of "Volubile" Lamps, Model No. 320

Hervé van der Straeten

Pair of "Volubile" Lamps, Model No. 320


circa 2006

black and gold patinated bronze, fabric shades

each inscribed with the artist's monogram HV

25 3/4 in. (65.4 cm) high each

25 1/8 in. (63.8 cm) maximum diameter of each shade

Overall in excellent condition. The patinated bronze bases present with scattered surface scratches, light surface soiling, minor pitting and spots of oxidation concentrated to the gold interiors of each ring and consistent with age and gentle use. The fabric shades are in excellent condition with extremely light soiling. Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and suggests having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician. An inventive and stylish form by Hervé van der Straeten. 


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 Hervé van der Straeten, Paris
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2011
Hervé van der Straeten: Profusion, exh. cat., Galerie Flore, Brussels, September 7-October 8, 2016, p. 56 (for a related model)