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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Switzerland

  • Catalogue Essay

    This work is among the few limited edition pieces that renowned industrial designer Satyendra Pakhalé has created to date. Active within the sphere of industrial and architectural design, Pakhalé incorporates organic motifs and craftsmanship with elements from his Indian cultural heritage. The bulbous base of the chair is offset by the narrow, pillar-like supports that function as vases holding flowers. The Indian tradition of ritualistic offering is incorporated into unique design, forming a union between east and west.

 

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‘Flower Offering’ chair

2007
Twenty-four carat gold-glazed ceramic.
85 x 74 x 70 cm. (33 1/2 x 29 1/8 x 27 1/2 in)

Produced by Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, Cologne. Number one from the edition of seven plus three artist’s proofs. Back edge of seat signed in black marker with artist’s signature and ‘1/7’.

Estimate
£15,000 - 20,000 

BRIC Theme Sale

23-24 April 2010
London