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Joris Laarman

"Bone" Armchair

Joris Laarman

Joris Laarman

"Bone" Armchair

"Bone" Armchair

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Joris Laarman

"Bone" Armchair

2008

artist's proof number 2 from an edition of 12 plus 3 artist's proofs and 1 prototype

produced by Joris Laarman Lab, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Carrara marble powder, casting resin

impressed joris laarman and numbered AP 2/3 

28 x 38 3/4 x 31 in. (71.1 x 98.4 x 78.7 cm)

Overall in very good condition. When viewed firsthand, the armchair presents with stunning sculptural and organic presence. Upon close inspection, the marble resin surface with some extremely minimal irregularities to the material inherent to production, as well as light scuffing throughout consistent with gentle use. The upper edge of the backrest with a small area of sensitive restoration measuring approximately 1 ½ in., which is 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.

Friedman Benda, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owners, 2010
Anita Star, ed., Joris Laarman Lab, exh. cat., Groninger Museum, Groningen, 2015, pp. 74-75 and 94-101
Anita Star, ed., Joris Laarman Lab, exh. cat., Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, 2017, pp. 64-65, 82-89 and 313