Birger Kaipiainen Avian Sculpture and John Lewis Furniture Offered in Upcoming Brunk Auctions EventOct 13, 2022 09:00 EDT
Birger Kaipiainen was a ceramic artist notable for his highly adorned and romantic artworks. In 1958, Kaipiainen began working on his beaded bird sculptures. These famous artworks featured rare birds and utilized hand-crafted beads. These curlew sculptures by Kaipiainen also received the Grand Prix in 1960. The upcoming Brunk Auctions sale features an avian sculpture by Birger Kaipiainen. The available sculpture utilizes patinated steel, beads, and wire. The steel base sculpture also has multiple hand-painted ceramic clock adornments.
The auction also highlights oil paintings by abstract painter Afro Basaldella. Appuntamento Dietro La Cattedrale showcases Basaldella’s signature geometric elements. It portrays the artist’s migration from a realist to a more Abstract Expressionist style. Basaldella’s work is notable for its vibrant color palette and excellent light usage. Also showcased is a John Lewis glass sofa table made from multiple cast glass sections. These cast glass tables represent the furniture maker’s inclination towards solid configurations. The sale features other John Lewis furniture pieces, including dining sets, chairs, and sofas. The Modern + Design auction will offer artworks by Pablo Picasso, Milton Avery, Alfred Stieglitz, and Rude Osolnik. Interested collectors can explore the entire listings and register to bid online by visiting Bidsquare and browse other online auctions.
# of Lots:256
Price Range:$75 - $90,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Rare Large Birger Kaipiainen Avian Sculpture.|| Estimate: |
|Appuntamento Dietro La Cattedrale (Meet Behind The Cathedral) By Afro Basaldella.|| Estimate: |
|John Lewis Glass Sofa Table.|| Estimate: |
|Raymond Kaskey Bronze, Queen Charlotte.|| Estimate: |
|Gio Ponti for Venini, Canne Water Glasses and Pitcher.|| Estimate: |
|Rude Osolnik Redwood Lace Burl Vase.|| Estimate: |