8 Press Releases

Tag: Wendell Castle

  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Important And Attractive Dining Table By Wendell Castle (1932-2018) Soars To $70,110 In Neue Auctions’ Online May Modernism Sale, May 15th

    Also, vibrant still-life oil paintings by Lê Phổ (Vietnamese/French, 1907-2001) and Claude Venard (French, 1913-1999) sold for $20,910 and $15,990, respectively, in the 424-lot sale. Dining table designed by Wendell Castle (American, 1932-2018), inlaid with purpleheart triangles and inlaid dots spelling "The Check's in the Mail”, the table’s title ($70,110).…

    Important And Attractive Dining Table By Wendell Castle (1932-2018) Soars To $70,110 In Neue Auctions’ Online May Modernism Sale, May 15th
  • 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 Preview

    Hindman’s Springborn Collection: An Ode to Contemporary Crafts

    Hindman’s upcoming Springborn Collection sale features a wide variety of contemporary crafts. The auction offers Wendell Castle’s ‘Seven Days of the Week’ dining set, crafted in 1997. The dining table is made of ebonized mahogany wood; it showcases Castle’s signature stack lamination technique. The ten biomorphic chairs have ash legs…

    Wendell Castle (1932-2018) Seven Days of the Week Dining Table and Ten Chairs, 1997
  • Auction Industry

    Hindman Auctions to present Springborn Collection of Contemporary Craft sale this March

    Important Entrance Doors, 2004. Albert Paley. Estimate: $30,000-50,000. CHICAGO, IL.-Hindman Auctions will present the Springborn Collection of Contemporary Craft sale on March 23, 2021. The auction will feature furniture from respected collectors Robert and Carolyn Springborn, with works by renowned designers known for their contributions to the American studio craft movement,…

  • Auction Preview

    Design

    A Swiss sculptor, painter, printmaker, and draftsman, Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) lived mostly in Paris but often paid visits to his hometown of Borgonovo to connect with his family and art. Surrealism and Cubism were the two major artistic styles that influenced his body of works. One of the highlights of…

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  • Auction Industry

    Phillips announces livestreamed Design Auction featuring important works

    Charlotte Perriand, Unique sideboard, 1926. Brazilian rosewood, kingwood, ebonized wood, chromium-plated metal, glass, mirrored glass. 40 3/8 x 87 1/8 x 22 7/8 in. (102.6 x 221.3 x 58.1 cm). Estimate: $40,000 - 60,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.-Phillips announced the forthcoming Design auction featuring a curated selection of…

    Phillips announces livestreamed Design Auction featuring important works
  • Auction Preview

    Modern and Contemporary Art+Design: Premier Auction

    Ismael Al-Sheikhli’s forte was the use of vibrant colors, abstract human figures, and obscured backgrounds. As one of the pioneers of Iraqi Art, Ismael shares the center stage with the likes of Joan Miro and Pablo Picasso at the Modern and Contemporary Art+Design: Premier Auction. Offered by Cowan’s Auction, the…

    An Extremely Rare and Important Cocktail Shaker, Designed by Paul Lobel
  • Auction Preview

    The Smithsonian Visionary Benefit Auction

    Auctioned to benefit the Smithsonian Institution, this 13 lot sale breaches the seemingly pleasing and peaceful world of art and auction. Rationality and normality are questioned. Stories are narrated on quilts and beaded, ceramic or glass figurines befriend each other. So it comes as no surprise that when that happens,…