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Quilted Giraffe.- Original design for the standing light fixtures at the Quilted Giraffe Restaurant, New York, black and white chalks, graphite, on thin tracing paper, indistinctly signed and dated 5/21/85 lower right, and inscribed: 'Standing light fixture/ "the [?] Quilted Giraffe"/ New York City', 465 x 270 mm., hinged into mount, with minor cockling and handling creases, light surface dirt, 1985.

⁂ An original design feature from the "legendary" restaurant that defined fine dining in New York in the 1980s, and became synonymous with the era's penchant for "sex, drugs, power and money".

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Quilted Giraffe.- Original design for the standing light fixtures at the Quilted Giraffe Restaurant, New York, black and white chalks, graphite, on thin tracing paper, indistinctly signed and dated 5/21/85 lower right, and inscribed: 'Standing light fixture/ "the [?] Quilted Giraffe"/ New York City', 465 x 270 mm., hinged into mount, with minor cockling and handling creases, light surface dirt, 1985.

⁂ An original design feature from the "legendary" restaurant that defined fine dining in New York in the 1980s, and became synonymous with the era's penchant for "sex, drugs, power and money".

Lot 79

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