Lot 42 (Garden and Natural History Live Auction, 1st October 2019)

Sold for £800

Lot details

Interior Sculpture: ▲ A pair of polished aluminium mannequins designed by Nigel Coates

circa 1990

170cm and smaller (height adjustable)

Made for the Jigsaw Clothing Company, Knightsbridge, London, with sectional constructed torsos, these are some of the most striking design of mannequin ever made. Nigel Coates is an English architect, author, and prolific designer of interiors, exhibitions, products, and lighting. He grew up in the town of Malvern, Worcestershire and was educated at Hanley Castle Grammar School before studying at the University of Nottingham (1968-71) and the Architectural Association (1972-4). He formed Branson Coates Architecture with Doug Branson in 1985-2006.