Favorite Picks: Wright: Modern Design

. Thursday, September 30, 2010

Some elegant pieces and rare variations are coming to the market at Wright's upcoming October 12th Modern Design auction, ranging from the austere to the lyrical. These are my favorite picks:

Standard chairs by Jean Prouvé.

A daybed by Jean Prouvé and Charlotte Perriand.

Saturn wall sconces by Serge Mouille.

A Harry Bertoia Light Screen sculpture.

Turn-of-the-century tables and chairs by Gebrüder Thonet.

A rare Edward Wormley Listen-to-Me chaise.

Lyrical occasional chairs by Gio Ponti.

Arredoluce Triennale in brass and white enamel.

Paul Tuttle Zeta lounge chairs.

Canadian Jack Dixon lounge chairs.

Gabriella Crespi swiveling occasional table.

Paul McCobb brass coffee table.

Prototypical Alexander Girard Table which utilizes an Eero Saarinen Tulip table base.

A rare variation of a George Nelson Bench.

An Edward Wormley sofa.

A Florence Knoll walnut and white laminate credenza.

A T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings biomorphic coffee table for Lane.

Lounge chairs by George Nakashima.

See the full preview here.


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