Pedro Friedberg’s signature hand-shaped chair has reached icon status since its conception. Designed in the 1960s, more than 5,000 copies of the chair have been sold. This September, an airplane sculpture by Friedberg is available in Hindman’s Palm Beach Collections sale. Birds are perched on the wooden body of the plane, which rests on three golden legs. The Italian-Mexican artist was a part of the Surrealist art movement and gained international recognition for his novelty hand chairs and houses with artichoke roofs. Today, Friedberg’s works can be seen in the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Museum of Modern Art.
David Bennett’s Rose Dancer, available in the sale, is composed of blown glass and bronze. The free movements of a dancer are caught in its details. Bennett’s style constantly pushes the capacity of blown glass and metal to create complex, playful forms. The American sculptor was formerly a lawyer and has served in the U.S. Army. Now his works are featured in venues like the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Several furniture items, Art Deco pieces, Asian artworks, and silverware sets are also available in the sale. View all 284 lots and bid online at Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (67), Decorative Arts (112), Furniture (90), Asian Works of Art (6), Collectibles (7)
# of Lots:284
Price Range:$200 - $10,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|David Bennett (American, b. 1941) Salmon/Rose Dancer, 2005||
|After Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann (French, 1879-1933) Pair of Armchairs||
|Pedro Freideberg (Mexican, b. 1937) Airplane||
|An Unusual Indian Cotton Carpet of Chinese Design 9 feet 4 inches x 8 feet 6 inches.||
|Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia (Italian, 1879-1959) Anniseta Evangelista, 1925||
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