to George Washington Maher, ca. 1910, estimated at $4,000-6,000, and a fine large window possibly made of Tiffany glass, at $4,000-6,000 (lot 275).
Rugs and Textiles:
The sale also includes rugs, many in the style of William Morris; textiles and ladies accessories by the Wiener Werkstatte. Notable lots include: lot 405, a figural lacework panel by Dagobert Peche, estimated at $2,000-3,000; and lot 414, a purse with geometric pattern by Josef Hoffman, $1,500-2,000. Lots 407 and 408 are pillboxes attributed to Kolo Moser and executed by Georg Anton Scheidt in chased silver, guilloche and painted enamel panels, estimated at $2,500-3,500 each.
20th C. Art Pottery (Saturday, February 25th):
Approximately 100 lots of studio ceramics are the last grouping in Saturday’s sale. Ceramicists include: Toshiko Takaezu, Aaron Bohrod and Carlton Ball, Hans Coper, Lucie Rie, Bernard Leach, Henry Takemoto, Kenneth Price, Frans Wildenhain, Claude Conover, Erik Gronborg, David Gilhooly, Betty Davenport Ford, Myrton Purkiss, Harrison MacIntosh, Beatrice Wood, Ken Ferguson, Robert Turner, Paul Soldner, Betty Woodman, Richard Devore, Paula and Robert Winokur, Don Reitz, Chris Gustin, David Shaner, Steven Kemenyffy, Rudolf Staffel, Karen Karnes, Ralph Bacerra, Phillip Maberry and Scott Walker, Christine Federighi, Jack Earl, Andrea Gill John Gill, Yasuhide Kobashi, Lucian Pompili, Victor Spinski, Bill Stewart, Martha Holt, Mary Roehm, James Lawton, Thomas Hoadley, and Steven Montgomery.
The run of modern ceramics begins with 18 lots of Scheier, notably lot 500, a large vessel estimated at $3,000-4,000. Other noteworthy lots include: lot 535, a tall Peter Voulkos stack pot from the collection of sculptor Steven Urry, estimated at $10,000-15,000; lot 580, one of several Jack Earl sculptures, “Bark Doggy Food,” $1,300-1,700; and lot 552, a footed ceramic vessel by Robert Arneson, “Alice Pot Sitting on Four Shrubs”, estimated at $15,000-20,000.
Overview of Mid 20th-21st Century / Modern: Sunday, February 26, 11 a.m.
Sunday’s Modern Design auction features approximately 630 lots of furniture, lighting and decorative arts. Prominent Modern pieces by George Nakashima, Paul Evans, Vladimir Kagan, Richard Ford, Phil Powell, Hans Wegner, Ed Wormley, Charles and Ray Eames, Tommi Parzinger, Arthur Espenet Carpenter, Harry Bertoia, Wharton Esherick, Klaus Ihlenfeld, Dale Chihuly, Jon Kuhn, Mary Ann “Toots” Zynsky, Richard Ritter, Donald Deskey and many more.
Modern furniture designers include: André Sornay, Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner, Fritz Hansen, Arthur Espenet Carpenter, Bertha Schafer, Borge Morgensen, Bruno Mathsson, Carlo di Carli, Charles and Ray Eames, Christian Liaigre, Dominique, Donald Deskey, Edmund Spence, Edward Wormley, Eero Saarinen, Ettore Sottsass, Finn Juhl, Florence Knoll, Franco Albini, Frank Lloyd Wright, George Nakashima, Mira Nakashima, George Nelson, Guglielmo Ulrich, Isamu Noguchi, J.B. Blunk, Jacques Adnet, James Mont, Jay Stanger, Jean Royère, Jindrich Halabala, John Cederquist, Karl Springer, Khouri Guzman Bunce, Maison Jansen, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, Michael Coffey, Michael Taylor, Milo Baughman, Paul Evans, Phil Powell, Paul Frankl, Paul McCobb, Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, Pierre Guariche, Poul Kjaerholm, Ralph Rapson, Richard Ford, Richard Meier, Robert Whitley, Sergio Rodrigues, Silas Seandel, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, Tommi Parzinger, Verner Panton, Vladimir Karan, Warren McArthur, Warren Platner, Wharton Esherick,