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  • Literature

    Francesco Dal Co and Kurt W. Forster, Frank O. Gehry: The Complete Works, New York, 1998, p. 338 and pp. 318-323 for a discussion of the project

  • Catalogue Essay

    Chiat/Day advertising company commissioned Frank O. Gehry to design their new offices, which were to become one of Gehry’s most well-known commissions.  During the construction of the building, Chiat/Day’s temporary offices were housed in a 42,000 square foot warehouse.  A central feature of the offices was the 54-foot space which Gehry designed in the shape of a fish, using wooden ribs and sheet metal.  This space was used as the central conference room and this room is where the present lot was housed.

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Extremely rare monumental illuminated conference table, for the temporary offices of Chiat/Day Advertising Co., Venice, California

1986
Pine, plastic laminate-covered pine, wood.
31 1/2 x 269 1/2 x 64 1/8 in. (80 x 684.5 x 162.9 cm)
Produced by J.A. Stewart Construction, USA.  Comprising six tables (6).

Estimate
$180,000 - 200,000 

Sold for $169,000

Design & Design Art

13 Dec 2007, 2pm
New York