Lot 99: Robert Kuo, Lacquered-Wood Altar Table, USA, 2015
October 20, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Manufactured by McGuire, San Franscisco
Dimensions (width x depth x height): approx. 65.4 in x 15. 7 in x 36.6; 166 cm x 40 cm x 93 cm
The table is in good condition, with only few traces of age and wear. the dimesnions are (width x depth x height): approx. 65.4 in x 15. 7 in x 36.6.
Robert Kuo is a contemporary designer who marries ancient Chinese motifs and crafts including enamel cloisonné, lacquer work and hammer copper repousse with sleek modern design forms. Born in Beijing and raised in Taiwan, he has been living for 30 years in Los Angeles where he has consistently redefined contemporary art furniture and accessories since opening his namesake West Hollywood Store in 1984. His furniture is exquisitely crafted and extraordinary tactile and comfortable, but at the same time extremely sophisticated. Kuo is known for his colorful Peking glass vases and lamps made from carved stones and crystal.
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