Maria Pergay - Design New York Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    'Societé de Création et de Diffusion de Meubles Contemporains', Design Steel, cat., Paris,ref. no. 030 for a drawing
    Suzanne Demisch, Maria Pergay: Between Ideas and Design, Verona, 2006, front and back covers, pp. 28, 36-37, 82-83, 143
    Adam Lindemann, Collecting Design, Cologne, 2010, p. 87
    Suzanne Demisch and Stephane Danant, Maria Pergay: Complete Works 1957-2010, Bologna, 2011, pl. 24-25

  • Catalogue Essay

    Among her earliest designs in stainless steel, Maria Pergay’s ‘Ring’ chair comprises three concentric rings of stainless steel above four legs. As Suzanne Demisch has mentioned, Pergay was inspired to create her iconic chair while peeling an orange.


'Ring' chair

circa 1968
Stainless steel.
32 x 28 x 23 in (81.3 x 71.1 x 58.4 cm)
Produced by Design Steel, France. Together with a certificate of authenticity from Maria Pergay.

$35,000 - 45,000 

Sold for $43,750


12 December 2012
New York