Hervé van der Straeten - New Now & Design Hong Kong Sunday, November 26, 2023 | Phillips
  • The esteemed French designer Herve van der Straeten is acclaimed for his exceptional craftsmanship and a visionary approach to furniture and decorative arts. His creations seamlessly marry traditional artistry with a contemporary aesthetic, resulting in pieces that effortlessly bridge the realms of functionality and artistic expression. The present 'Pelote' mirror stands as a quintessential embodiment of Hervp van der Straeten's design philosophy. It serves as a stunning showcase of his diverse skills, deftly integrating a rich array of materials and techniques. From the vibrant red lacquered steel and lustrous bronze to the mirrored glass, this mirror is a testament to his mastery, pushing the boundaries of metalwork and glasswork to create a truly remarkable piece of functional art.


    Phillips wishes to thank the Galerie Hervp van der Straeten for their assistance cataloguing the present lot.

    • Provenance

      Acquired directly from the artist in 2013
      Gifted by the above to the present owner in 2021

    • Literature

      Hervé van der Straeten, Hervé van der Straeten: Carnet D'Expositions, France, 2011, p. 17


Lot offered with No Reserve

'Miroir Pelote', model no. 360

lacquered steel, bronze, mirrored glass
125 x 137 x 23 cm. (49 1/4 x 53 7/8 x 9 in.)
Executed in 2004. Number 13 from the edition of 20. Reverse with plaque with embossed artist's logo and incised 13/20.

Full Cataloguing

HK$60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for HK$19,050

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Hong Kong Auction 26 November 2023