20th Century Design Online
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Our December sale offers over 500 lots for the discerning collector, dealer, or homeowner seeking furniture, artwork, and decorative objects spanning the 20th and early 21st centuries.
Art Nouveau includes lots from Tiffany Studios, Gallé, and Lalique. The Arts and Crafts Movement is represented by a spectacular Edward T. Hurley for Rookwood vase depicting a carved school of fish in rushing white water under sea green glaze, and a rare early Olive W. Dodd for Newcomb Pottery high-glaze vase with an alternating pattern of dramatic trees.
Modern and Midcentury Modern are exemplified by headliners van der Rohe, Breuer, Le Corbusier, Nelson, Pearsall, and Lafer. Scandinavian Modern lots include a Bruno Mathsson “Pernilla” chair and ottoman, a rare PK12 Chair by Poul Kjærholm, and a Tove and Edvard Kindt Larsen dining set. The silver work of Georg Jensen is represented by large sets of “Cactus,” “Acorn,” and “Old Danish” flatware, as well as an early pair of candelabra.
Studio furniture lots include a George Nakashima Conoid side chair, the incredible marquetry work of Silas Kopf, and a dining table and chairs by Jonah Zuckerman’s City Joinery. Dame Lucie Rie and Hans Coper lead the Studio Pottery lots, which also include a rare early exhibition piece by Emilio Scanavino, a Picasso Madoura “Four Faces” pitcher, and works by Brother Thomas Bezanson. In Post-Modern and Contemporary you will find a number of Mario Bellini CAB chair designs and a Gaetano Pesce “Nobody’s Perfect Chair.” Also explore American Craft textile and jewelry lots.
With a range of paintings and prints that span the century rounding out the sale, there is truly something for everyone!