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Philippe Starck (French, b. 1949) and Cildo Meireles (Brazilian, b. 1948) Lord Yo Armchair with Decorated Slipcover

 
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2907T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 09, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Philippe Starck (French, b. 1949) and Cildo Meireles (Brazilian, b. 1948)

Lord Yo Armchair with Decorated Slipcover
Signed and dated "To ICA Boston/Cildo Meireles/April 97" inside right edge of the slipcover.
Polypropylene, fabric, aluminum, and charcoal, 35 x 24 x 24 in. (89.0 x 61.0 x 61.0 cm).
Condition: Discoloration to fabric slipcover.

N.B. Purchased at a benefit for the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Description: Italy 1990s molded in pale green with curved back sweeping to narrow arms, openings at sides of seat, aluminum frame with round anodized aluminum legs, molded label, Lord Yo by Starck Aleph [original makers of this chair], fabric slipcover decorated with allover pattern of black charcoal lines. Slip cover with a tag on the seam reading "Lord Yo" and "ALEPH."


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Keywords

Philippe Starck, Yo Armchair, Italy