• Post-War & Contemporary Evenin auction at Christies

    Sale 2219

    Post-War & Contemporary Evening Sale

    10 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 47

    Marc Newson (b. 1963)

    Pod of Drawers

    Price Realised  

    Marc Newson (b. 1963)
    Pod of Drawers
    signed with initials, titled and inscribed 'P.O.D. SYDNEY MN' (on the underside)
    5and-beaten and cut aluminum panels, riveted to fiberglass structure, fitted with five drawers, painted wood feet
    50 x 28 x 18¼ in. (128 x 71 x 46 cm.)
    Designed in 1987. Executed prior to 1990.


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    The Pod of Drawers will be included as "mn - 12pdB-1987" in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of limited editions by Marc Newson, currently being prepared by Didier Krzentowski of Gallery Kreo, Paris.

    Provenance

    IDEE, Tokyo
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1990


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    M. Romanelli, "Marc Newson: Progetti tra il 1987 e 1990," Domus, vol. 714, March 1990, p. 53 (another example illustrated in color).
    A. Rawsthorn, Marc Newson, London, 1999, pp. 22-23 (another example illustrated).
    H. Jay, "Rising Design Stars," Art and Antiques, vol. XXIX, no. 4, April 2001, p. 61 (another example illustrated).
    C.L. Morgan, Marc Newson, London, 2003, p. 166 (another example illustrated).
    B. Salmon, ed., Masterpieces of the Museum of Decorative Arts Paris, Paris, 2006, pp. 206-207 (another example illustrated).