'Sushi III' chair

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  • Condition Report

  • Description

    A Century of Modern Design: the Collection of Kai-Yin Lo
    Hong Kong-based collector Kai-Yin Lo amassed an extraordinary collection that reflects inspiration, innovation and scholarship. The collection of modern and contemporary design is global in its scope and vast in its chronological sweep.

    現代設計的世紀回顧——羅啟妍女士收藏
    現居香港的藏家羅啟妍豐富非凡的典藏,不僅深具啟發、創新以及學術精神,這個著眼於現代及當代設計的收藏,深具國際視野,也廣泛橫跨了各個發展時期。

  • Provenance

    Moss Gallery, New York
    Private collection, New York
    The Campana Brothers and Friedman Benda
    Phillips, London, ‘Time for Design’, 28 April 2016, lot 330
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Literature

    Fernando and Humberto Campana, Campanas, São Paulo, 2003, pp. 374-75
    Darren Alfred, et al., Campana Brothers: Complete Works (So Far), New York, 2010, pp. 167, 266

  • Catalogue Essay

    This chair was acquired at the “Time for Design” auction at Phillips in 2016 and donated by the Campana Brothers. The auction benefited the Design Museum’s move to its new location on Kensington High Street in London. Fernando Campana and Humberto Campana’s “Sushi III” chair takes its name from the process of preparing a sushi roll. The chair’s seat and back consists of dozens of pieces of fabric that have been rolled and sewn together into cylinders and then cut laterally. The chair is representative of much of the Campana Brother’s work and their playful and inventive design approach.

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Eternal Form - A Century of Modern and Contemporary Design

'Sushi III' chair

《壽司椅 III》

2002
painted iron, carpet, rubber, EVA, fabric
94.5 x 51 x 49.8 cm. (37 1/4 x 20 1/8 x 19 5/8 in.)
Manufactured by Estudio Campana, São Paulo, Brazil. From the edition of 35. Executed 2002.

Estimate
HK$70,000 - 90,000 
€8,000-10,300
$9,000-11,500

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Danielle So
Associate Specialist, Head of Day Sale

20th Century & Contemporary Art and Design Day Sale

Hong Kong Auction 9 July 2020