Modern Design /28 March 2004


Meret Oppenheim

Traccia table from the Ultramobile Collection
Switzerland / Italy, 1971
brass, gold leaf over wood
26½ w × 20¾ d × 25¼ h in (67 × 53 × 64 cm)

Simon produced several designs by Avant Garde artists for the Ultramobile series in 1971. The series included work by Oppenheim, Man Ray, Matta and Magritte and "in each model the function is hidden in an enigma" according to the catalog. Signed with factory label: [Collezione Simon].

estimate: $2,000–3,000
result: $11,800

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