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    Sale 2119

    Contemporary Design

    8 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 14

    MARC NEWSON (B. 1963)

    'KOMED' A PAIR OF LEATHER UPHOLSTERED TUBULAR STEEL CHAIRS, DESIGNED CIRCA 1996

    Price Realised  

    MARC NEWSON (B. 1963)
    'Komed' A Pair of Leather Upholstered Tubular Steel Chairs, designed circa 1996
    each 33¾ in. (85.7 cm.) high (2)


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    cf. A. Rawsthorn, Marc Newson, London, 1999, fig. 137 for other examples of this model.

    Marc Newson originally designed the 'Komed' chair for the Canteen Restaurant in Soho, New York (in orange fabric) and for the Komed Restaurant in Cologne (in white leather).