11 Press Releases

Tag: Frank Lloyd Wright

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    Historical Autographs, Medals, Maps, and More From Early American History Auctions

    Indian Peace Medals were made to commemorate friendship or peace between early European settlers and Native American tribes. These medals were awarded to Native American chiefs by the federal government. By the time the United States was officially established, this trend was so important that peace medals were issued by…

    1837 Silver Martin Van Buren Indian Peace Medal, PCGS Certified GENUINE EF
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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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    American Art Pottery

    Adelaide Robineau was an American ceramicist popular in the early 20th century. Robineau initially learned her craft from the American Impressionist artist William Merritt Chase. She learned to make high fire porcelain after spending just a few weeks in pottery school and reading various Sévres porcelain articles. The upcoming auction,…

    George E. Ohr, Large coupe
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    Rare items signed by many of history's brightest luminaries will be in University Archives' online-only auction, June 24

    Items signed by Marilyn Monroe, Abraham Lincoln, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bob Dylan, the three Apollo XI astronauts, Robert Hooke and many others will be offered. University Archives has become world-renowned as a go-to source for rare items of this kind. Items signed by Marilyn Monroe, Abraham Lincoln, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bob…

    Rare items signed by many of history's brightest luminaries will be in University Archives' online-only auction, June 24-1
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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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    Toomey & Co. to offer 17 Oak Park Art League paintings in 'Interiors' auction on May 6

    Linen Fold desk lamp: octagonal shade on a Graduate base, #558. Estimate $3,000-5,000. OAK PARK, IL.- During the Interiors auction on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will offer over 600 lots of fine and decorative artwork, sculpture, early 20th century and modern furniture, art pottery, lighting, silver, jewelry, and more…

    Toomey & Co. to offer 17 Oak Park Art League paintings in 'Interiors' auction on May 6
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    Private Collection Draws Spotlight in Heritage’s Design Auction

    Featured artists include Garouste and Bonetti, Dale Chihuly, Frank Lloyd Wright DALLAS, Texas (April 10, 2020) – A rare lamp by French designers Elizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti is among the highlights from an important California collection in Heritage Auctions’ Design Auction April 20 in Dallas, Texas. DALLAS, Texas (March 25, 2020) – A…

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    Sotheby's 20th Century Design Sale Brings Record Online at $4 Million

    A Sotheby’s auction last week brought a total of $4 million, the highest-ever result for an online sale of 20th century design. The sale, which was moved from live to online, pushed past its high estimate by more than 25 percent. L: HARRY BERTOIA, UNTITLED (Sonambient) (c. 1970). R: TIFFANY STUDIOS, “Moorish”…

    Sotheby's 20th Century Design Sale Brings Record Online at $4 Million
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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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    RELEASE | Christie’s Announces December Design Sale Including Rare Frank Lloyd Wright Chairs

    (From left to right) JEAN ROYÈRE (1902-1981), ‘Ours Polaire’ Armchair, circa 1958, sapele, velvet upholstery, $180,000 – 220,000; FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867-1959), Two Important Chairs from the Ward W. Willits House, Highland Park, Illinois, circa 1902, executed by John W. Ayers, Co., stained white oak, fabric upholstery, $200,000 – 300,000…

    RELEASE - Christie’s Announces December Design Sale Including Rare Frank Lloyd Wright Chairs
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    Design

    Sotheby’s presents Design, an offering that consists of an assortment of items from artistic movements such as Art Nouveau, Art Deco, European mid-century, American Studio, and Contemporary design. The auction items are anchored by a selection of works by Tiffany Studios from the celebrated Geyer Collection.   Among the Tiffany Studio…

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