Favorite Picks: Wright: Important Design

. Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The finest works of 20th and 21st Century design and decorative arts coming to the market as all the major auctions houses prepare a strong finish to the 2012 Spring/Summer season.

Now let's look to Chicago for Wright's forthcoming Important Design auction.  These are my favorite picks:

A rare olivewood coffee table and lounge chairs from Rome's Hotel Parco dei Principi.

An ingenious counterbalance Libra-Lux table lamp by Roberto Menghi.

Gino Sarfatti's Moon 69 lamp and a rare Model 539 lamp with beanbag base.

A superb set of Art Deco Rodeo Circus bookends by Russell Wright.

A glamorous stainless steel Diapason desk by Marzio Cecchi.

Nuage and Rangement bookcases by Charlotte Perriand.

A rare set of No. 4 chairs and a Compass desk, both by Jean Prouve.

Pierre Jeanneret lounge chairs from Chandigarh, in teak and cane.

Solid walnut Kornblut nightstands by George Nakashima.

A selection of sculptures by Harry Bertoia.

Auction takes place June 7th, see the full preview here.


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