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Tag: Karl Springer

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    Lion and Unicorn to Highlight Joan Miró Lithograph, Sculpture After John Talbott Donoghue’s The Young Sophocles

    Born in Chicago, John Talbott Donoghue was among the eminent American artists in art history. Though he executed many figural sculptures, bas reliefs and paintings, he is predominantly known for a single bronze sculpture, titled The Young Sophocles. This July, Lion and Unicorn’s Art, Decor, and Collectibles Auction will feature…

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    Donald Vogl Paintings, Furniture by Drexel and Karl Springer Featured in Midsommar Sale

    Donald Vogl began his career in art at the tender age of five. He became an award-winning American contemporary artist with a wide range. His works include ceramics, collage, pen, ink, and wood. His subject matter ranges from abstract to spiritual to natural scenes. Vogl has also been inspired by…

    DREXEL Declaration Low Dresser Credenza
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    Erté’s Art Deco Sculptures in Focus at Lion and Unicorn

    Lion and Unicorn presents over 400 lots of fine and decorative art in its upcoming event, with a particular focus on Erté’s sculptural works. Born Romain de Tirtoff in Russia, Erté was among the most prominent designers and artists of the Art Deco era. His works embraced the lavishness and…

    Erte (French, 1892-1990) Bronze Sculpture Signed, The Wedding
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    Peter Max’s Acrylic Work Leads Upcoming Lion and Unicorn Auction

    Active from 1960 through 2012, Peter Max used vibrant prints to draw attention to the cultural upheaval of the early 1960s. He often uses a wide range of patterns and colors, as seen in his 1999 acrylic work, titled Roseville Profile. This particular painting is available in Lion and Unicorn’s…

    Peter Max (b. 1937) Acrylic On Canvas, Roseville Profile
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    Estate Jewelry, Fine Art & Collectibles

    Even though the panther debuted in Cartier jewelry in 1914, the motif did not became synonymous with the brand until the 1940s. Cartier's elegant feline was popularized and perfected by Jean Toussaint, the company’s director and a close companion of Louis Cartier. With the help of designer Peter Lemarchand, Toussaint…

    Diamond and 18K Engagement Ring
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    Unreserved Day 1

    Known for his use of simple forms, Karl Springer’s work also often explored unusual or exotic materials. In the 1960s, Springer was discovered by the Duchess of Windsor, who then became his first collector. Shortly after she helped launch his career, he opened a showroom in New York City and…

    Verner Panton, armchair, model 270F
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    The work of Georges Braque will be featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide Auction offered by Akiba Antiques. Braque was well known as a key founder of Cubism, alongside Pablo Picasso. However, he did not limit himself to Cubism, also exploring Impressionism, Fauvism, and some collages in…

    Philip and Kelvin Laverne Coffee Table
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    Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid Century & Antique Estate Auction

    A set of ten Mid-Century Modern chairs will be available in Clarke Auctions’ upcoming Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid Century & Antique Estate Auction. Karl Springer created these pieces with lacquered parchment by stretching and varnishing leather into a solid and defined form. The chair cushions are upholstered in giraffe-patterned fabric,…

    Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid Century & Antique Estate Auction