Posted by switch-smith at 8:10 PM . Monday, December 3, 2012
December is finally upon us. With it brings the best of the best in design artifacts, as the auction houses bring their finest consignments to the market to close the year.
Next is Phillips de Pury's Design auction, taking place in New York on December 12th. This is the second half of a duo design event for Phillips, with Design Masters taking place the previous day. These are my favorite picks:
A sculptural Ring chair of by the master of stainless steel MARIA PERGAY.
A rare table lamp with integrated vase by MAX INGRAND for Fontana Arte.
A unique centre table with handpainted fabric by GIO PONTI for the Trunfio House.
A rare ICO PARISI Egg chair.
A rare armchair by CARLO DE CARLI and ENZO MORELLI.
Armchairs by GIO PONTI, designed for the First Class Ballroom of the ‘Augustus’ transatlantic ocean liner in 1950.
A spiraling floor lamp in brass and marble by GINO SARFATTI for Arteluce.
A trio of Hirondelle wall lamps by JEAN ROYÈRE.
A 3-armed wall lamp by SERGE MOUILLE.
A pair of POUL KJÆRHOLM PK0 lounge chairs.
A pair of leather sheathed lounge chairs by JACQUES ADNET.
A mirror by CARLO SCARPA in Venini's Battuto glass.
A serving tray in rosewood and ebony by JEAN EMILE PUIFORCAT.
An early Minguren II end table by GEORGE NAKASHIMA.
A set of four tripod stools in pine by CHARLOTTE PERRIAND.
A Propeller folding stool by KAARE KLINT.
Design takes place in New York, December 12th. See the full preview here.