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Philip and Kelvin LaVerne

"Metamorphosis" Coffee Table

Property from a Distinguished New York Collection

Philip and Kelvin LaVerne

Philip and Kelvin LaVerne

"Metamorphosis" Coffee Table

"Metamorphosis" Coffee Table

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Property from a Distinguished New York Collection

Philip and Kelvin LaVerne

"Metamorphosis" Coffee Table


1974

patinated bronze

signed Philip and Kelvin LaVerne and dated 1974

12½ x 43¼ x 17 in. (31.75 x 109.9 x 43.2 cm)

Overall in very good condition. The metal surfaces present with light soiling, scratches and occasional abrasions consistent with gentle use and age. The table presents with varied textures and tones of patination, inherent to the making. The edge of the opening with a house paint mark, measuring approximately 1 in. and not visually distracting. One end of the table with a hairline crack, measuring approximately 7 in. long and 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.

Luther Vandros, New York

Cristina Grajales, Inc., New York

Private Collection, New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner