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Mid-century to Modern Art & Design

Tue, Mar 26, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 68

Pair Paul Haigh for Bernhardt Sinistra Chairs

Estimate: $300 - $600

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$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
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$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$500,000 $25,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Paul Haigh (British, b. 1949) for Bernhardt, United States. Pair of asymmetrical Sinistra chairs; part of the Opus collection of furniture designed by leading architects and designers. Wood veneer, black lacquer, and leather; designed in 1987.

Described by the artist as "the meeting of two chairs in one object: the generic side chair and the traditional barrel chair." The design would go on to win an IBD Gold Award (1987) and an award from International Design Magazine Annual Design Review (1988).

Each; height: 32 in x width: 21 1/2 in x depth: 26 in.

Condition

Both chairs are structurally sound and stable. There are some areas of chipping/rubbing at the legs.

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