1080 Legacy Furniture Dining Room
Until recently, Noma was the foodies’ agnate of heaven. The restaurant, amid in a above behemothic annex in Copenhagen, was alleged best in the apple in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014 and remained a comestible battleground until it shuttered in 2016. Now, the bargain abode Wright is affairs off the acclaimed restaurant’s attractive furniture, decor, and dishware–but it’ll amount you. One baby banquet table is listed at $2,000 to $3,000, and a ample custom family-style table from the restaurant’s capital dining allowance is estimated to go for $10,000 to $15,000.
KBH (Københavns Møbelsnedkeri), custom dining table from the clandestine dining room, Denmark, 2010. [Photo: Ditte Isager/Courtesy of Wright]Many of the pieces were advised by the firm Space Copenhagen, which did Noma’s interiors from 2003 to its beauteous amend in 2012. Niels O. Møller’s chairs in the capital dining allowance were smoked and sandblasted individually, authoritative them about attending like they’re fabricated of coal. Wooden chairs, activity for amid $9,000 and $12,000 for a set of 10, were advised by Hans J. Wegner for the restaurant’s clandestine dining room. This is archetypal Nordic design–simple lines, aerial colors, admirable materials–making them the ideal accompaniment to head chef René Redzepi’s new Nordic cooking, which featured the brand of pickled and smoked quail’s egg, dehydrated scallops with squid ink, and a cod roe sandwich with attenuate pieces of avoid bark instead of bread.
The dishes abandoned are abundant to affect any abecedarian baker to greatness–and conceivably to adventure out into the backwoods and do a little foraging, aloof like Redzepi is acclaimed for doing. The father-son duo Aage and Kasper Würtz shaped and anesthetized the bowl plates and bowls by hand. The stoneware, blotchy with abysmal blues, blacks, and beiges, accept their own accidental patterns, managing to attending both one-of-a-kind and wholly constant with Noma’s aesthetic. Noma began application the studio’s dishes in 2006 and they’ve appear to betoken a affectionate of artistry–both comestible and ceramic–that has organic, asperous edges with abreast sophistication.
One brace of anemic brindled plates, up for bargain for an estimated $150 to $200, were acclimated for one of Redzepi’s infamously circuitous dishes alleged The Snowman, which featured alkali meringue, allotment sorbet, sea buckthorn mousse, and yogurt glaze.
Aage and Kasper Würtz, bowls, set of four. [Photo: Ditte Isager/Courtesy of Wright]All these arresting pieces are accessible because Noma clearly bankrupt at the end of 2016. Redzepi has appear that the restaurant will be reincarnated in a new area in Copenhagen, with a new comestible abstraction centered about an burghal farm. Noma 2.0 is slated to accessible in January of 2018.
“So actuality we are, cat-and-mouse anxiously to see what happens next,” writes the affecting aliment analyzer and biographer Chris Ying in the auction’s catalog. “The bequest of the old Noma is categorical into the memories of the bodies who were there and the artifacts that abide from that old behemothic building.”
The bargain starts on November 2 at 8 a.m. Eastern time.