Modern Design Sale Featuring The Adelman Collection
Briggs Auction Inc. is excited to announce a Modern Design Auction featuring the Adelman collection of Hockessin, Del., on Friday, Sept. 13. The residence was entirely furnished with quality studio and Danish furniture, decorative and fine arts, and more. Most pieces retain the original receipts and are in excellent condition.
Shirley Adelman, a native Philadelphian, was a 1949 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. She developed a keen sense of modern design and aesthetic in school and later worked for one of the first design studios in Philadelphia. She eventually obtained her interior decorating license and had lifelong love of contemporary design.
Among the featured items of the Adelman collection to be sold will be a selection of George Nakashima studio furniture, such as a Claro walnut Odakyu end table, a double pedestal desk, and two special room divider cabinets.
A rare set of six Finn Juhl BO 116 teak dining chairs and a Larry and Nancy Buechley studio crafted walnut sofa will also be offered. A Jorgen Hansen and Jens Thuesen for Romweber Futura bar cabinet, and a Zahara Schatz table lamp with decorated plexiglass shade are also in the sale. High-end custom-made post-modern furnishings and decorative arts from other estates round out the auction.
“The Adelmans had an excellent eye for design, and we are honored to sell this collection in its entirety,” said Stephen Turner, Briggs Auction’s business development manager.
A preview will take place Wednesday, Sept. 11, from noon to 5 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 12, from noon to 7 p.m.; and Friday, Sept. 13, starting at 9 a.m. The sale will start at 3 p.m.
Briggs Auction Inc. is a four-generation family-owned and operated auction house offering comprehensive estate management and downsizing solutions, including weekly estate variety auctions, periodic cataloged fine estate auctions, estate appraisals, real estate auction sales, and cleanout services.
- Jens Thuesen
- Jorgen Hansen
- Nancy Buechley
- Romweber Futura
- Zahara Schatz
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