Skinner Hosts Auction of 20th Century Design in Boston BOSTON, Mass – June 3, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of 20th Century Design in its Boston gallery on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The upcoming sale features a select group of mosaic glass lamp
Charles Catteau Grès Keramis vase (lot 401, $800 to $1,200), as well as a pair of Art Nouveau wall plaques by Rozenburg (lots 295 and 296, both $1,000 to $1,500).
Modern Art and Sculpture
For those looking to beautify a living room, work space, garden or any other area of the home, there are outstanding examples of art and sculpture available. Highlights include an Andy Buck “Five” sculpture (lot 570, $500 to $700), an arresting Oluf Gravesen nail sculpture (lot 527, $1,000 to $1,200), a Mobil Pegasus Gas Station sign (lot 811, $2,000 to $2,500), and a George Sherwood kinetic garden sculpture (lot 805, $1,000 to $2,000).
20th Century Design Furniture
Studio pieces from George Nakashima including a floor lamp (lot 532, $3,000 to $5,000), a wall cabinet (lot 533, $7,000 to $9,000), and a Frenchmen’s Cove dining table (lot 534, $12,000 to $15,000) highlight a diverse and fine selection of furniture from American designers and manufacturers.
Collectors and those seeking iconic Mid-century Modern design to enhance their décor will find a substantial selection of Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller seating on offer.
Pieces by other American designers include a home office desk by George Nelson (lot 649A, $5,000 to $7,000), a brightly upholstered chair and footstool by Edward Wormley for Dunbar (lot 675, $2,000 to $3,000), and furniture by Warren Platner, Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi for Knoll. Eight Frank Gehry “High Sticking” chairs (lot 654, $2,500 to $3,500) and a credenza and coffee table by Bernard Rohne for Mastercraft (lot 585, $3,000 to $5,000); in addition, a wide range of Danish modern and Italian designs, including pieces by Vico Magistretti will also be offered.