32 Press Releases

Tag: Paul Evans

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    A Tiffany Studios Dragonfly Table Lamp And Furniture By George Nakashima Will Headline Uniques And Antiques’ Aug. 3-5 Auction

    They’ll be part of the Artisan Studio session on Wednesday, August 4th. Bidding is online-only. ASTON, Pa. – A three-day, online-only Modern Design auction is planned for August 3rd-5th by Uniques and Antiques Auction Sales, with Wednesday, August 4th being dedicated to an Artisan Studio auction, highlighted by a Tiffany…

    A Tiffany Studios Dragonfly Table Lamp And Furniture By George Nakashima Will Headline Uniques And Antiques’ Aug. 3-5 Auction-2
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    Freeman’s Design Sale Spotlights Father of the American Craft Movement, George Nakashima

    This June, Freeman’s will offer 19 lots of 20th-century furniture and decorative objects in its Select Design sale. Among them are 11 lots of furniture by Japanese-American woodworker George Nakashima (1905 – 1990). An architect and furniture maker, Nakashima produced some of the most influential furniture designs of the post-war…

    George Nakashima Exceptional "Conoid" Desk, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1961
  • Telechron Train Station Clock and Paul Evans Furniture at Akiba Antiques

    In the early 20th century, American inventor Henry Warren sought a better clock motor. Popular battery-powered clocks were often unreliable and prone to mistakes. Warren eventually developed the world’s first synchronous electric clock to solve that problem. General Electric purchased Warren’s firm, Telechron, after the company supplied countless clocks for…

    Paul Evans (American, 1931-1987) Patchwork Cityscape
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    Dale Chihuly and Peter Voulkos Will Lead Coming Rago Sale

    While traditional glass-making is about symmetry, Dale Chihuly’s work shows a departure from the past. To create his sculptures, Chihuly allows molten glass to find its own shape organically using gravitational force. Irregularity and asymmetry are defining characteristics of his work. Over the years, he has produced a wide range…

    Dale Chihuly, Persian and Horn Chandelier
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    Monture Cartier Ring Comes to Auction With Joshua Kodner

    Luxury jewelry brand Cartier often makes custom jewelry for its clients based on their taste and individual design preferences. These Monture Cartier pieces use gemstones from customers. A unique setting is used for the customer’s gemstones to indicate that the diamond is not from the Cartier vault. The upcoming Joshua Kodner…

    12.40 Ct Monture Cartier Certified Diamond Ring
  • Auction Industry

    The State of the Decorative Arts Market With David Rago

    David Rago, President of Rago Arts and Auction. Photo courtesy of the auction house. The world of fine decorative arts - items appreciated for their beauty, collectability, and function - includes century-spanning furniture, ceramics, crystal, glassware, lamps and lighting, and tableware, among others. Auction Daily spoke with David Rago, President…

    The State of the Decorative Arts Market With David Rago2
  • Auction Result

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers sees intense bidding and elevated prices in first two sales of 2021

    Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, ESU-421-C storage unit. Sold for $13,750. OAK PARK, IL.-Toomey & Co. Auctioneers has started 2021 with two high performing sales. Modern Design + Post-War & Contemporary Art on February 25 and Fine Art + Furniture & Decorative Arts on March 14 combined for a…

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers sees intense bidding and elevated prices in first two sales of 2021
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    Kodner Galleries’ Upcoming Auction Offers Blend of Fine Art, Estate Jewelry, and Furniture

    The upcoming Estate Jewelry, Fine Art, & Collectibles sale, presented by Kodner Galleries, offers a mixed bag of fine art, estate jewelry, and furniture. Highlighted in the auction is an oil painting by Italian Orientalist painter Fabio Fabbi. Following his studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, Fabbi traveled…

    Fabio Fabbi, Italian (1861 - 1946)
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    Joshua Kodner’s Winter Wonderland Sale Offers Mix of Jewelry, Fine Art, & Furniture

    Lowell Nesbitt’s White Iris is among the featured lots in Joshua Kodner’s upcoming Winter Wonderland sale. The painting features a large-scale snowy-white iris framed against a green background. Nesbitt, a celebrated American artist, was associated with the Photorealist and Pop Art movements. While he painted many different subjects, from Manhattan bridges…

    Lowell Nesbitt (1933-1993 American) Oil on Canvas
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    Paul Evans and American Artists Highlighted in Larsen Gallery Auction

    Featured in this Larsen Gallery event is a cabinet by Paul Evans, an American furniture designer. Evans was made famous for his contributions to the American Craft Movement of the 1970s. The piece in this auction is a 1969 Argente cabinet. Made of aluminum, slate, lacquered wood, leather, and steel,…

    Paul Evans Argente Cabinet, 1969
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    Founded by Constantine Sotirios Boulgaris in 1884, Bvlgari is one of Italy’s oldest jewelry houses. Since its inception, the brand drew inspiration from both the Roman and Greek periods and the Italian Renaissance. In the mid-1950s, Bvlgari introduced a jewelry line using a wide range of color combinations and gemstones,…

    Important Bulgari Gemstone Brooch
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    Modern Design

    The upcoming auction, presented by Rago, features several furniture and decorative art pieces influenced by Modern design. Among these is Johnny Swing’s furniture piece titled Fortune Cookie. Furniture made from nickels, quarters, half-dollars, or dollar coins has become the hallmark of Swing’s work. “Assembled together to form the furniture they…

    Michael Coffey, Early El Morro desk and chair
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    Abington Auction's Late Summer Auction

    Lynn Chadwick was a leading British post-war sculptor. Trained as an architectural draughtsman, Chadwick started creating mobiles and, later, other natural forms, insects, and animals. By the end of the 1960s, he mostly devoted his time to human figures, the subject later becoming central to his oeuvre. These sculptures were…

    Lynn Chadwick Bronzes 'Pair of Sitting Figures II
  • Auction Industry

    Freeman's announces return of the Pennsylvania Sale

    The Pennsylvania Sale is a tribute to the entire region—its history, people, and the art and objects they made, used, and cherished. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On Wednesday, October 28th, Freeman’s will hold its renowned Pennsylvania Sale. This returning event showcases the development of craftsmanship in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Wharton Esherick furniture from the…

    Freemans announces return of the Pennsylvania Sale
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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
  • Auction Industry

    Hindman to Offer Unique Blend of Post War Art and Design in One July Auction

    Chicago – This carefully curated collaborative auction offers works from some of the most important names in art and design from the second half of the 20th century. Sophisticated acquisition opportunities are available for connoisseurs and savvy emerging collectors alike, including examples by Sol LeWitt, Chuck Close, Keith Haring, Christo,…

    Hindman to Offer Unique Blend of Post War Art and Design in One July Auction
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    How Soon is Now | Post War Art & Design

    When World War II ended in 1945, the post-war period saw a sea of artists whose concepts and works would outlive their makers. Solomon (Sol) LeWitt was one of those artists. Believed to be one of the founding members of Conceptual art and Minimalism, he stated that every artwork must…

    Erwin and Estelle Laverne (American, 1909-2002 - American, 1915-1997) Pair of Tulip Lounge Chairs, Model 120 LFLaverne International, USA
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    Historic Fine Art & Antiques

    The upcoming sale, presented by Elite Auctioneers, particularly highlights an oil painting titled The Goldfish Bowl by Samuel F.B. Morse. The painting shows Mrs. Richard Carey Morse and her two children, Elizabeth and Charlotte. The artist, who was also the inventor of the single-wire telegraph and creator of Morse code, started…

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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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    Modern Design, ft. Ceramics and Glass

    Paul Evans’ work was created one piece at a time under his supervision. Evans started his career making copper chests and sculpted steel-front cabinets. An example of his wall-mounted cabinets is available in the upcoming Modern Design auction, presented by Rago. It is a patinated steel and brass cabinet with…

    George Nakashima, Special-Order coffee table