Armchairs by K.P.C. de Bazel


There are 2 models of armchairs by Dutch Architect Karel de Bazel on auction at Venduehuis The Hague.

Lot 2 (first photo):

K.P.C. de Bazel (1869-1923)
A pair of easy chairs
Estimate: €600 – 800

and lot 5 (second photo) with an estimate of € 250 – 350.

Update: Lot 2 was sold for Euro 750.-, Lot 5 for Euro 575.-

Gio Ponti Rocking Armchair

Gio Ponti Rocking Armchair
This Rocking Armchair by Gio Ponti will be on auction October 10, in The Hague at the Venduehuis:

Gio Ponti (1891-1979)
Rocking chair, ‘50s
Estimate € 6,000 – 8,000
Italian walnut, rubber and upholstery, H 94 cm

Update: Not Sold!

Chair Auction Season is Open!

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 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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