Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design

Sat, May 20, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 684

Michael Coffey DOLPHIN Coffee Table

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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$500 $50
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$100,000 $10,000
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Michael Coffey
Marking(s); notes: signed
Country of origin; materials: USA; African Mozambique wood, glass, Plexiglas
Dimensions (H, W, D): base:16"h, 41"w, 25.5"d; glass top: 59.5"w, 44.5"d
Additional Information: The table was created on a gallery commission in 1984. "A commission designed to complement a U-shaped couch in a private home, the core of the table is the pedestal, laminated and carved from solid African Mozambique. It leans at a rakish angle, supported by a Plexiglas base, whose transparency enhances the impression that the pedestal is falling. A glass top allows the viewer to see the dynamics at play. The organic shape and flair is reminiscent of a large, aquatic creature cavorting in the water." -

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very good, minor discoloration and surface scratches to Plexiglas, several surface scratches to glass