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Category: Dressers, Desks & Vanities

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    Creating Space: Design Online

    Acclaimed for his surreal animal sculptures, François-Xavier Lalanne tried his hand at painting before focusing on sculpture. He and his wife, Claude Lalanne, became one of the most creative art duos of the 20th century. For his sculptures, Lalanne drew inspiration from animals, which soon sparked interest in collectors such…

    Peony Table Lamp
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    Italian Design and Decorative Arts of 20th Century

    A man of many hats, Gio Ponti (1891 – 1979) was an Italian architect, furniture designer, industrial designer, artist, writer, publisher, and teacher. He made several significant contributions to the modernization of Italian decorative art. A silver metal pot set by Ponti is among the highlights of the upcoming Italian…

    Pietro Chiesa - Fazzoletto vase
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    Modern Design

    Hindman’s upcoming sale will feature furniture from several modern and contemporary designers, from Paul Evans and Edward Wormley to Frank Lloyd Wright and Gio Ponti. Highlighted in this auction is a pair of sculptured metal lounge chairs by Evans. A leading figure of the American Studio Furniture movement of the…

    Gio Ponti (Italian, 1891-1979) Coffee Table, Singer & Sons, Italy c. 1950
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    Design

    Launched in 1935, the S.S. Normandie ocean liner was an extravagant symbol of French nationalism. When the ship arrived in New York three years later, the escalating conflict in Europe prevented its return to France. The Normandie was indefinitely docked in Manhattan as a result. Several reverse-glass panels depicting the…

    TIFFANY FURNACES DAMASCENE DESK LAMP
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    Design

    The Hedgerow Theatre was founded in 1923. Located in Rose Valley, Pennsylvania, the Hedgerow was one of the first professional repertory theater companies in the United States. Offered in the upcoming Design auction, presented by Freeman’s, is a furniture piece known as the “Thunder Table.” Created by Wharton Esherick in…

    A DS600 Organic Sofa, De Sede, Switzerland, designed 1972
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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver – Online Only

    Originating in the Iranian city of Kashan during the 17th century, Kashan rugs are often considered the legacy of Persian weaving’s “Golden Age.” Created using the asymmetric Farsi knot, Kashan rugs are known for their deep blue, red, and cream colors. Hindman presents several Kashan rugs in the upcoming Fine Furniture,…

    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver – Online Only
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    Special Auction of French Furniture

    Morton Subastas will present the upcoming Special Auction of French Furniture event in March. Many of the available lots were designed and created in France. Highlighted is a 20th-century French buffet. This Enrique II-style buffet features walnut carvings with three drawers and six swing doors. The six doors and the…

    Pair of armchairs France. Twentieth century. In oak wood carving. With closed backrests and padded seats in mint upholstery
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    20th Century Design

    The 20th Century Design auction, offered by Skinner, presents nearly 600 lots. These pieces range from New York hotel decorations to Art Deco tables once owned by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The Barbizon-Plaza Hotel in New York City was designed specifically for musicians and artists. The hard work paid…

    20th Century Design
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    A Mid Summer Buy Now Sale Event of 20th Century French and Italian design 1950s to1970s

    Maison Cedric's team presents their eclectic selection of 20th - century pieces, mainly from France and Italy, in the upcoming A Mid-Summer Buy Now Sale Event of 20th Century French and Italian design 1950s to 1970. A rare set of 15 dining chairs by interior designers Elizabeth Garouste & Mattia…

    A Mid-Summer Buy Now Sale Event of 20th Century French and Italian design 1950s to 1970/auctiondaily
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    20th Century Design

    The upcoming 20th Century Design auction by Skinner offers furniture and decorative arts dating from the turn of the 20th century to more modern pieces. Among the most noteworthy offerings are Tiffany Studios bronze table lamp with a dragonfly shade, mid-century furniture by Hunter Studios; works by George Nakashima; designs…

    PR-222 20th Century Design by Skinner