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  • Provenance

    Commissioned directly from the artist

  • Literature

    Tom Dixon, et al., & Fork, New York, 2007, p. 27
    Arlene Hirst, ‘Moss 2.0’, Modern Magazine, Summer 2012, illustrated p. 77

  • Catalogue Essay

    The renowned Dutch textile artist, Claudy Jongstra, topped this Maarten Baas stool with handmade, felted upholstery, incorporating the luxuriously long hairs of her own flock of Drenthe Heath sheep. Aside from Maarten Baas, Jongstra has collaborated with many designers and architects, such as Rem Koolhaas, Stephen Holl, Jasper Morrison, Tod Williams + Billie Tsein, and Hella Jongerius, as well as fashion designers, including John Galliano, Christian Lacroix, and Donna Karan. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, New York; The Rhode Island School of Design Museum, and the Fries Museum.

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‘Clay’ stool

2007
Painted synthetic clay, metal, wool felt.
21 1/2 in (54.6 cm) high, 15 1/2 in (39.4 cm) diameter
Handmade by Baas & den Herder, the Netherlands for Moss, USA. Wool felt handmade by Claudy Jongstra, the Netherlands. One leg inset with metal lettering ‘BAAS’ and underside of seat signed in marker ‘Maarten september 07’.

Estimate
$2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for $5,625

Moss

16 October 2012
New York