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Ingrid Donat

Pair of "Femme Africaine" Floor Lamps

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, New York

Ingrid Donat

Ingrid Donat

Pair of "Femme Africaine" Floor Lamps

Pair of "Femme Africaine" Floor Lamps

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Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, New York

Ingrid Donat

Pair of "Femme Africaine" Floor Lamps


2004

number 7F and 7H from an edition of 8

produced by Landowski Fondeur, Paris

patinated bronze, parchment

each twice impressed Landowski Fondeur with the artist's cypher, dated 2004 and numbered 7/8F and 7/8H respectively

80 in. (203.2 cm) high each including shades

18 in. (45.7 cm) maximum width of each shade

Overall in excellent condition. The patinated bronze presents with minor surface irregularities inherent to production as well as scattered faint scratches, abrasions and scuffing consistent with gentle use. The patinated bronze presents with occasional instances of oxidation, discoloration and rubbing to the patina consistent with gentle use and only visible upon close inspection. The patinated bronze presents with few small traces of verdigris and light surface soiling concentrated to the recessed contours of the design. The parchment shades are in very good condition overall with a dynamically textured surface and occasional small discolorations and light surface soiling consistent with gentle use. Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and recommends having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician.


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.

Barry Friedman Ltd., New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2006
Anne Bony, Ingrid Donat, Paris, 2016, p. 252