8 Press Releases

Tag: Charles and Ray Eames

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    Billings Presents Giacometti Replica Andirons From the Nelson Rockefeller Collection

    The grandson of Standard Oil Company magnate John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Nelson Rockefeller made his name in politics. He served as the 41st Vice President of the United States under Gerald Ford, as well as a four-term governor of New York. Rockefeller was also an avid collector of Modern art…

    After Alberto Giacometti, Andirons (2)
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    How to Get Started with Online Furniture Auctions: A Bargain Hunter’s Guide

    Between eBay and Christie’s lie online auctions chockablock with bargains for your home, like an iconic Eames chair for $250. Here’s how to master that intimidating but deal-packed marketplace. SOME PEOPLE listen to white noise to decompress, but during this odd year of isolation I’ve found unexpected pleasure in the chants…

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    Glass Sculptures, Furniture, and Decorative Art Will Lead Akiba Antiques Sale

    “What I have always been involved in is human rights, the human struggle and the freedom of speech,” dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has said about his work. “If one person defends it, it benefits everybody.” Known for his outspoken criticism of oppressive governments, Ai has spent a career challenging…

    Ai Weiwei, Study of Perspective in Murano Glass
  • Auction Industry

    Important New Hampshire Collection Headlines Eldred’s Summer Sale

    East Dennis, Mass. – A Judkins and Senter Federal server, a William Fitz tall-case clock and a William & Mary gateleg table with possibly its original red-wash finish are three of the most notable lots from the New Hampshire Collection of Lawrence and Dorothy Perkins, a featured section of Eldred’s Summer…

    Important New Hampshire Collection Headlines Eldreds Summer Sale
  • Auction Industry

    Neue Auctions' July 25th online auction features art, antiques, signed rock albums, vintage posters, Asian objects, more

    The Summer Art & Antiques Auction is coming up quick – this Saturday, at 10 am Eastern. The sale is packed with 300 lots of unique treasures seeking new homes. Set of twelve Spode Copeland dinner plates, decorated with floral baskets filled with colorful glazes against a green and white…

    Neue Auctions July 25th online auction features art antiques signed rock albums vintage posters Asian objects more
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    Art & Design

    Designers Charles and Ray Eames' ideas contributed significantly to the field of architecture and furniture design. Stair features a pair of Charles and Ray Eames leather and rosewood chairs and ottomans in the upcoming Art & Design auction. Designed for the Herman Miller Company, the available Eames furniture sets were…

    Ed Moulthrop Sugarberry Bowl
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    Converso Modern

    To be able to recognize major art pieces and historic objects, which are otherwise overlooked, is a quality. Lawrence Converso is someone who possesses such an instinctive trait. Converso Modern by Wright Auctions is a look into his stellar collection of modern designs and objects, as every piece has its…

    Karl Benjamin/auctionDaily
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    Mass Modern

    In the 20th Century, designers such as Ico Parisi, Alexander Girard, and Charles and Ray Eames, reminded people that art need not simply be displayed in a frame, it can appear in everyday objects. The Mass Modern auction, presented by Wright, offers the work of the Eames partners, Parisi, Girard,…

    Arne Jacobsen, Egg chair