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Ring Table, 1999

Polished stainless steel, glass
11 1/2 × 54 in
29.2 × 137.2 cm
Bidding closed
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From an edition of 30 + 2P + 2AP

Feet stamped DAVID GILL, LONDON; BG PROVENANCE: Supplied by …

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From an edition of 30 + 2P + 2AP

Feet stamped DAVID GILL, LONDON; BG PROVENANCE: Supplied by Robert Couturier

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Design/Decorative Art
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Elizabeth Garouste
French, b. 1946
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Although she worked from architecture to set design to furniture, French designer Elizabeth Garouste is best known through her collaboration with Swiss designer Mattia Bonetti, begun in 1980 to create pieces of furniture and interior décor. The designers made pieces using untraditional materials such as rocks, hammered bronze, raffia, leather, skin, logs, and glass, yielding furnishings and designs for tables, chairs, and interior spaces. Her work has often been referred to as “barbarian”, referring to the breaking of conventional aesthetics by combining the influences of the Middle Ages and Neoclassicism.

Mattia Bonetti
Swiss, b. 1952
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Mattia Bonnetti is known for creating innovative pieces of furniture that are as much works of fine art as they are utilitarian objects. He employs a wide range of materials, often in surprising ways, as with “Denim Armchair” (2007), a beech wood chair upholstered with salvaged blue jeans and wrapped humorously with a leather belt. In “Drops Table” (2007), walnut wood and acrylic resin are integrated seamlessly to produce a visually striking yet fully functional dining table.

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About the work
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Heritage Auctions

From an edition of 30 + 2P + 2AP

Feet stamped DAVID GILL, LONDON; BG PROVENANCE: Supplied by …

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From an edition of 30 + 2P + 2AP

Feet stamped DAVID GILL, LONDON; BG PROVENANCE: Supplied by Robert Couturier

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Elizabeth Garouste
French, b. 1946
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Although she worked from architecture to set design to furniture, French designer Elizabeth Garouste is best known through her collaboration with Swiss designer Mattia Bonetti, begun in 1980 to create pieces of furniture and interior décor. The designers made pieces using untraditional materials such as rocks, hammered bronze, raffia, leather, skin, logs, and glass, yielding furnishings and designs for tables, chairs, and interior spaces. Her work has often been referred to as “barbarian”, referring to the breaking of conventional aesthetics by combining the influences of the Middle Ages and Neoclassicism.

Mattia Bonetti
Swiss, b. 1952
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Mattia Bonnetti is known for creating innovative pieces of furniture that are as much works of fine art as they are utilitarian objects. He employs a wide range of materials, often in surprising ways, as with “Denim Armchair” (2007), a beech wood chair upholstered with salvaged blue jeans and wrapped humorously with a leather belt. In “Drops Table” (2007), walnut wood and acrylic resin are integrated seamlessly to produce a visually striking yet fully functional dining table.

Ring Table, 1999

Polished stainless steel, glass
11 1/2 × 54 in
29.2 × 137.2 cm
Bidding closed
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