Modern Design /06 October 2009


Philippe Starck

set of three prototype J. (Série Lang) lounge chairs
France / Italy, 1987
leather, cast aluminum
24 w × 27 d × 33½ h in (61 × 69 × 85 cm)

These chairs were designed for the Royalton Hotel, New York but were not selected for the commission. This form was later put into production and manufactured by Driade. Cast signature to reverse of each example: [ALEPH Starck].

provenance: Collection of Ian Schrager, New York

literature: Starck, Philippi, pg. 182

estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $2,875

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