London Design Festival 2008 (5): Pillips de Pury | Marc Newson Wicker Felt chair

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This Wicker Felt chair by Marc Newson is for sale at Phillip de Pury’s upcoming sale of tomorrow, see Lot nr 129. I am curious how much it will fetch at this sale at this side of the pond. The wicker version has the following track record at Christies:

  • $3,360 at Christie’s Sale 1749, a mini house sale at New York, Rockefeller Plaza, 28 November 2006.
  • $8,400 at Christie’s Sale 1733, important 20th century decorative art & design, in New York, Rockefeller Plaza, 19 December 2006.
  • $9,600 at Christie’s Sale 1852, 20th century decorative arts and design (various owners), New York, Rockefeller Plaza, 5 June 2007.
  • $11,250 at Christie’s Sale 1950, an important private collection of mid-20th century design, New York, Rockefeller Plaza, 26 September 2007.
  • $5,000 at Christie’s Sale 1942, important 20th century decorative art & design, New York, Rockefeller Plaza, 18 December 2007.

Phillips de Pury’s estimate is £4,000-6,000

Update September 26, 2008:

The chair fetched £ 3,750 including 25 % buyers premium.

One thought on “London Design Festival 2008 (5): Pillips de Pury | Marc Newson Wicker Felt chair”

  1. Marc Newson’s designs are really worthy.
    Let’s look at his Wicker Felt Armchair or Gluon Chair and Easy Chair
    It’s really wonderful

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