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Philippe Hiquily

Side Table

Philippe Hiquily

Philippe Hiquily

Side Table

Side Table

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

Philippe Hiquily

Side Table

circa 1980

number 1 from an edition of 8

produced by Bocquel Fondeur, France

patinated bronze, petrified wood

impressed Hiquily, numbered 1/8 and with the foundry mark

23 1/4 in. (59 cm) high

25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm) maximum diameter

Overall in very good condition. The petrified wood presents with irregularities and imperfections inherent to the material. The tabletop with hairline cracks throughout, which are stable and inherent to the material, as well as minor edge abrasions. The bronze base presents with beautiful variations to the golden patina and light surface scratches throughout.  


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.

Patrice Trigano, Paris
Christie's Paris, Collection Patrice Trigano, Itinéraire d'une Passion, July 5, 2005, lot 78
Acquired from the above by the present owners
François Jonquet, Philippe Hiquily: Le Métal Direct, Paris, 1992, p. 179 (for a related example)

This lot is offered together with a certificate of authenticity from the Comité Hiquily.