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Tag: Samuel Yellin

  • Auction Preview

    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
  • 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
  • Auction Result

    Freeman's first Art + Design auction solidifies ongoing streak of successful online auctions

    A Special "Triple Cabinet with Sliding Doors", 1971 by George Nakashima (Lot 70) sold for $27,500. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Following its highly successful online Design and Modern & Contemporary Art auctions this Spring, Freeman’s announced another stellar result. Its inaugural June 26 Art + Design auction achieved a 95% sell-through rate and totaled just…

    Freeman's first Art + Design auction solidifies ongoing streak of successful online auctions
  • Auction Preview

    Design

    The Hedgerow Theatre was founded in 1923. Located in Rose Valley, Pennsylvania, the Hedgerow was one of the first professional repertory theater companies in the United States. Offered in the upcoming Design auction, presented by Freeman’s, is a furniture piece known as the “Thunder Table.” Created by Wharton Esherick in…

    A DS600 Organic Sofa, De Sede, Switzerland, designed 1972