Design Signature Auction by Heritage Auction kicks off with a cherished item from the DeWitt & Lila Acheson Wallace Garden at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. The item is a garden bench that defies the norms and has a very unique design and structure. Such an unprecedented piece is sure to make headlines as the highest estimated item at $180,000.
To a collector’s joy, this inspired selection features a variety of categories such as furniture, decorative art, sculptures, Asian art and so much more. Another noteworthy piece on the featured list is a white bronze duck that also functions as a boat by François-Xavier Lalanne. Lalanne once said, “I thought that it would be funny to invade that big living room with a flock of sheep,” and such kind of humor and imaginative perceptions can be seen through almost all of his work. With over 140 lots, one can unquestionably enjoy the beauty of the above-mentioned items and many more at Design Signature Auction. To bid and for more information visit Heritage Auction.
Lot Categories:Decorative Arts (2), Furniture (26), Asian Art (1), Art Deco (4), Modern Contemporary (36), American (97), Italian (13)
# of Lots:146
Price Range:$500 - $180,000.
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Claude Lalanne (French, 1924-2019) Garden Bench from the DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace Garden at Colonial Williamsburg|| Estimate: |
|François-Xavier Lalanne (French, 1927-2008) Le Metaphore, 2002, Clementi Fondeur White bronze|| Estimate: |
|Alexandre Noll (French, 1890-1970) Sculpture, 1958 Carved ebony|| Estimate: |
|Harry Bertoia (Italian/American, 1915-1978) Untitled (Gong), circa 1973 Bronze with patina, together with a mallet|| Estimate: |
|Ernest Tino Trova (American, 1927-2009) Standing Man, 1970 Polished stainless steel|| Estimate: |