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English Arts & Crafts hall chair, tall-back form with wide slat having organic carved detail, nicely recovered seat and back in a Liberty of London fabric, original finish, 26″w x 26.5″d x 53.5″h
which was on offer at
Treadway – Toomey Galleries. Like this: Like Loading...
This Otto Wagner Armchair by J&J Kohn was sold at Treadway Toomey Galleries for $ 650, while it was estimated at $1,000 – $1,500. Dirt cheap I would say. Especially when one considers I found the same chair for sale at Sam Kaufman in Los Angeles for $ 2,800 via 1stdibs… Like this: Like Loading...
Estimate: $500 – $700. Sold for $325.
On auction September 15, 2012 at Treadway Toomey Galleries Like this: Like Loading...
Treadway Toomey Galleries had this Rare Arts and Craft Morris Chair by David Kendall for Phoenix Chair Co. on auction September 15, 2012.
Estimated: $2,000 – $3,000 and sold for $3,500. Like this: Like Loading...
Early Gustave Stickley Bench at Treadway Toomey Galleries
Acrylic Stool by Shiro Kuramata at Phillips (the Pury & Company)
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!
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