René Herbst Armchair

201  René Herbst   armchair   Design and Decoration  The Alan Moss Collection  7 October 2014   Auctions   Wright
Rene Herbst

René Herbst Armchair

This armchair by René Herbst was on auction as part of The Allan Moss Collection on October 7, 2014 at Wright The estimate was: $5,000–7,000. The outcome is: $10,625 .

Donald Judd Chairs

Donald Judd   set of six chairs   Wright

Donald Judd Chairs

Six chairs by Donald Judd fetched $ 25,000,- at the February 2014 Wright Auction.

Sable Horn Chairs by Arthur Court

Sable Horn Chairs by Arthur Court

Recently two Sable Horn Chairs by Arthur Court were sold at Wright  for $6,875, while they was estimated at $3,000–5,000.

Blue 570 Chairs by Pierre Paulin for Artifort

And since I’m processing a lot of info for a Dutch auction, a view across the Big Pond as Wright will have these two gorgeous blue S70 Chairs by Pierre Paulin for Dutch manufacturer Artifort on auction October 18, 2012.

Estimated $ 5,000–7,000 the pair.

Via Wright.

Chair Auction Season is Open!

Early-Gustave-Stickley-Bench
Early Gustave Stickley Bench at Treadway Toomey Galleries

Acrylic Stool by Shiro Kuramata
Acrylic Stool by Shiro Kuramata at Phillips (the Pury & Company)

Mitak-Chair-by-Christian-Astuguevieille
Mitak Chair by Christian Astuguevieille at Wright Auctions

Chair Auction Season is Open!

Traditionally when autumn is there, several chair auctions, at least auctions where they offer a reasonable number of chairs, are scheduled:

  • September 15, 2012: Treadway Toomey Galleries:”20th Century Art and Design” in Oak Park, Illinois.
  • September 27, 2012: Phillips the Pury & Company: Nordic Design Auction in London.
  • September 27, 2012: Wright: Living Contemporary in Chicago.
  • October 1, 2012: Bonhams, 20th Century Decorative Arts in Los Angeles.
  • October 2, 2012: Christie’s Interiors in NYC.
  • October 2, 2012: Christie’s Interiors in London.
  • October 7, 2012: Lama’s 20ieth Anniversary Auction in los Angeles.
  • October 10, 2012: The first Design Auction at the Venduehuis The Hague. I’m thrilled because its a first, its around the corner from where I live and it features almost only chairs!
  • October 16, 2012: Phillips the Pury & Company: Moss Gallery curated auction “Dialogues between Art and Design” in NYC.

More to come. Stay tuned!