15 Press Releases

Tag: Stair

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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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    Vienna and the Modern Movement

    The Vienna Secession art movement was formed at the end of the 19th century by a group of Austrian painters, architects, and sculptors who wanted to modernize Austrian art. Stair presents the works of prominent architects and furniture makers from the Vienna Secessionist and Modern Design movements in their upcoming…

    Thonet Bentwood Cradle
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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Stair Galleries’ upcoming auction, Friday Afternoon at Stair, will include over 400 lots of traditional and modern furnishings, decorative art, and fine art. A floral needlepoint carpet is among the top pieces available in the sale. Canvas needlework flourished in France and England during the 17th century and beyond. Executed with…

    Set of Four Derby Porcelain Allegorical Figures of 'The Four Seasons'
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    20th Century Fine Art

    Born in Almería, Spain, Federico Castellon’s parents moved to the United States when he was seven years old. As a Spanish-speaking child with limited English skills, he was often ostracized by his peers and was held back in school for two years. To save his sanity, Castellon turned to drawing.…

    Enrique Cantú Montemayor (b. 1952) La Bañista
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    The Starr Collection: A Legacy of Connoisseurship

    Over 200 years ago, Josiah Wedgwood developed a secret recipe for his signature jasperware pottery. This new style of stoneware was matte, unglazed, and dipped in color. Decorated with accents and figures, the baby blue and white jasperware has become a cornerstone of Wedgwood’s offerings. Built over several decades, it…

    Wedgwood Style Two Handle Vase
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    Day Two: The Fine Sale

    The Fine Sale, offered by Stair, includes categories from fine, decorative and Asian art to furniture. At the top of the auction is a painting by distinguished African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937). This oil painting, dated 1897, features a Cairo scene with a boat carrying several people in…

    Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937)- Cairo
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    The Fine Sale Day - 3

    Stair presents Day Three: The Fine Sale. This sale features a collection of 18th and early 19th century as well as important English and French porcelain. French furniture and decorations are also among the 451 lots included.  Headlining the auction is a George III cartouche-shaped giltwood mirror, in the Chippendale…

    Staffordshire Figure of an Equestrian
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    Jewelry and Silver in The Fine Sale Day-1

    Stair combines beauty and jewelry to offer the finest of the Day One: Jewelry and Silver in The Fine Sale. Showcased in the auction is a silver pumpkin. This large pumpkin stands 15 ½” tall and is 12” in diameter. There is a gilt wash to the interior and would…

    Neoclassical Carnelian Agate Intaglio with Profile Portrait of Polla Argentaria
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    The Porcelain Sale III

    It is said that any meal can be special if it is presented beautifully. Dinnerware does not always receive the attention it deserves, yet it plays an important role in making food look both appetizing and elegant. The upcoming Porcelain Sale III offered by Stair draws attention to some of…

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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Blending treasured antiques with fresh remakes is not always seamless and well-executed. However, such is not the case with Stair’s upcoming auction, Friday Afternoon at Stair. Over six hundred lots represent a hearty mix of antique fine art, Asian works of art, furniture, and decorative arts. With accessible estimates ranging…

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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Find the next work of decorative art, for home and office, in the upcoming Friday Afternoon auction offered by Stair. From portraits for the mantle, flatware for the kitchen, carpets for the den, and furniture, this auction features works appropriate for any living space worth decorating. The lots include antique…

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    Selections from the Collection of Elaine G. Weitzen

    This Stair auction is a collection of private New York City art dealer and philanthropist Elaine Graham Weitzen (1920-2017). Mrs. Weitzen was founding Executive Director and a lifelong trustee of the Board of the American Friends of the Israel Museum. She worked closely with the museum to create the Billy…

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    The Fine Sale

    The Fine Sale offered by Stair feature works of art from every corner of the world. Offering primarily fine and decorative arts, the auction also makes available antique furniture, Asian works of art, and an assortment of collectible figurines, maps and desk décor. Notable items include Autumn Harmony, a colorful…

    PR-221 The Fine Sale by Stair
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    Art & Design

    The upcoming Art & Design auction offered by Stair is a mix of styles that reflects contemporary lifestyle. Showcasing a comfortable mix of approachable, practical, delicate, and expressive lots, this auction features artwork for every collector. A pair of sheepskin upholstered side chairs stands next to multiple items from renowned…

    PR-197 Art Design by Stair
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    Joseph Beuys: Prints and Multiples

    Offered by Stair, the Joseph Beuys: Prints and Multiples auction showcases the work of the twentieth century German artist. Featuring many expressions of Beuys’ philosophical style, this auction demonstrates Beuys’ creativity through several mediums. Notable items include Wood Postcard, a screen print; We Won’t Do It Without the Rose, an…