Rivich Auction


415 N Sangamon St Suite LL, Chicago, Illinois 60642
219-765-8219

About Auction House

Located in Chicago, Rivich Auction is an international auction house serving bidders and consignors from all over the world. Our fresh-to-market auctions ensure a holistic approach to curated catalogs that make items accessible to the serious collector and the casual enthusiast alike.

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    Donald Vogl Paintings, Furniture by Drexel and Karl Springer Featured in Midsommar Sale

    Donald Vogl began his career in art at the tender age of five. He became an award-winning American contemporary artist with a wide range. His works include ceramics, collage, pen, ink, and wood. His subject matter ranges from abstract to spiritual to natural scenes. Vogl has also been inspired by an extensive history of international travels and studies. In Rivich Auction’s Midsommar No Reserve French- Mid Century auction, a wall-sized polymer and oil on canvas titled Star Trek by Vogl is a featured lot.   Notable furniture pieces in the sale include Drexel credenzas, Bentwood café chairs, Mastercraft tables, and Karl Springer tables. A Drexel Declaration low dresser credenza is on offer. The Drexel furniture company was founded in 1903 in North Carolina by Samuel Huffman and his five partners. The company mainly produced furniture made from native oak, taking inspiration from traditional French and British furniture design. Drexel is a name known across the country for its classic traditional style, impeccable quality, and American ingenuity. Further, the sale includes jewelry, decorative art, and Asian arts. Bidders will also find a 2013 Team Spirit cargo or car hauler trailer. Find the listed items and more online auctions on Bidsquare.

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    Rivich to host Nov. 17-18 auction of top designer fashion plus Western to Mid-Century art, furniture and ‘the unexpected’ from fine Chicago-area estates

    Featured: Mies van der Rohe’s own modernist apartment lamp with direct family provenance Group lot consisting of five vintage double-breasted plaid ladies coats and jackets, one with a Marshall Fields tag. All approximately a size medium. Estimate $100-$5,000 CHICAGO – Widely known as the Midwest’s favorite source for artsy, outside-the-box antiques and estate goods, Chicago’s Rivich Auction has just posted its online catalogs for an exciting November 17-18 sale with selections to please every holiday shopper. Day one will focus exclusively on vintage fashions from Chanel, Gucci and other premier designers, while day two offers a selection of Western to Mid-Century art, furniture and many “quirky but cool” items that even the savviest person shopper would never find in brick-and-mortar stores. More than 120 lots of high-end designer clothing from an estate on Chicago’s prestigious North Shore will be offered on November 17. It’s a stylish mix of 1970s through 1990s daywear, after-five dresses, and outerwear, with many garments displaying the labels of such coveted brands as Chanel, Gucci, Oscar de la Renta and Christian Dior. Several pairs of designer shoes (Manolo Blahnik, Prada, Louboutin), handbags and accessories will be up for bid, as well as a variety of menswear, neckties and gentlemen’s hats; and even a collection of vintage children’s clothing. To many collectors, vintage fashion starts and ends with one name: Chanel. The effortless chic of Coco Chanel’s designs and the quality of the fabrics, buttons and trims she chose have made her apparel timeless. To this day, Chanel’s sought-after classics are found in the wardrobes of some of the world’s most elegant women. More than a dozen lots of vintage Chanel creations highlight the sale. They include a Chanel Boutique pastel tweed skirt suit, size 36; a quilted silk blouse with black bow and “pearl” buttons paired with a flapper-style silk skirt, size 38; and a navy blue striped silk dress with tie belt. Each is estimated at $100-$5,000.  Who will be the next to steal the spotlight in a 1980s Oscar de la Renta party dress in figure-hugging black velvet with cap sleeves and a purple overlay…

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    Vintage Summer Camp Auction Offers Art Deco Panels, Rattan Chairs, and More

    The Art Deco style emerged in the late 1920s and early 30s in Paris. The movement later influenced jewelry, interior design, art, and architecture. Art Deco architecture can be characterized by clean lines and sharp, sleek edges. Rivich Auction’s upcoming Vintage Summer Camp sale will feature an Art Deco iron architectural panel. The white panel measures 30.5 inches long and 12 inches tall.  A leading item among 113 available lots is a rattan peacock chair. The piece utilizes the wicker weaving technique, which was first discovered buried with pharaohs in ancient Egypt. The sale also highlights a Thonet washstand. A German-Austrian cabinet maker, Michael Thonet made a breakthrough in the furniture world with his bentwood pieces. Creating bentwood furniture involves steaming wooden rods that can bend into the desired shape. To view additional items in the auction catalog and register to bid, visit Bidsquare.

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    Rivich Auction Will Offer Decorative Art From Multiple Estates

    Rivich Auction’s upcoming Come Fly With Me: Decorative Arts Auction will present a collection of decorative art from multiple estates. The catalog features a serpentine front Art Deco hand-painted Chinoiserie bureau. The piece has curved sides, tapered feet, and elaborate floral decorations. Also representing furniture in the event is a Drexel double pedestal campaign desk.  A signed work from George Lambert is on offer. Lambert was a noted English landscape artist and painter of theater scenes. The available artwork, bordered by a thick belt of green, depicts a landscape just beyond a French village. A large Chinese porcelain jardiniere is featured as well. Intricate patterns of fish, flora, and fauna decorate its surface. To view the full catalog or to place a bid, visit Bidsquare.