Lot 649: MAB. ca. 1895
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: M. STÉPHANE Size: 63 x 46 3/8 in./160 x 117.5 cm Eugene Verneau, Paris M. Stéphane's rare, brilliant, and futuristic design elevates the humble ball bearing to its rightful place: ball bearings, in fact, are the spheres upon which the entire Earth turns. Other planets look on with envy; comets blaze past; and a beautiful, nude Muse lies back in dreaming repose, confident in the knowledge that MAB-brand ball bearings spin the gears that crank the Cosmos. (industrial, B2B)
Condition Report: A-/ Unobtrusive folds.
Dimensions: 63 x 46 3/8 in./160 x 117.5 cm
Artist or Maker: M. STÉPHANE
Date: ca. 1895