Lot 98: Robert Kuo, Two Table Lamps, USA 2015
by Auctionata Paddle8 AG
20 October 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Carved crystal and linen shade
Manufactured by McGuire San Franscico
The lamps are in overall good condition with usual traces of age and wear no guaranatee on functionality.
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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