On March 23rd, Wright presents Design, an auction featuring works from across the spectrum of 20th century décor including French, Italian, Scandinavian and American classics. Highlights include an early table by Wendell Castle, a rare chandelier by Paavo Tynell and a stunning sculpted metal cabinet by Paul Evans.

Paavo Tynell  rare and important chandelier  $50,000–70,000

Frank Lloyd Wright  lounge chair from the Clarence Sondern House  $10,000–15,000

Max Ingrand  rare illuminated mirror, model 2044  $30,000–50,000

Hans J. Wegner  Swivel office chair  $10,000–15,000

André Dubreuil

Unique sconces, pair
estimate: $20,000–30,000

Philip and Kelvin LaVerne

Chan Li cabinet
estimate: $30,000–50,000

Jens Risom

wingback lounge chair
estimate: $3,000–5,000


table lamps, pair
estimate: $3,000–5,000

Line Vautrin

Soleil a Points No. 2 mirror
estimate: $10,000–15,000

Paul Frankl

Puzzle desk
estimate: $5,000–7,000

Pedro Friedeberg

table lamp
estimate: $3,000–5,000

Don Shoemaker

lounge chair
estimate: $5,000–7,000

Walter Von Nessen

table lamps, pair
estimate: $3,000–5,000

Charlotte Perriand

stools, pair
estimate: $5,000–7,000

Andrew Szoeke

lidded box
estimate: $1,000–1,500

Curtis Jeré

Raindrops mirror
estimate: $2,000–3,000

Robert Venturi with Denise Scott Brown  Empire chairs, set of four  $7,000–9,000

A survey of mid-century of design, Wright's publication is not simply an auction catalog, but also a beautiful reference for years to come. Pre-order your Design catalog today! 

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Auction / Chicago
23 March 2017
12 pm central

Preview / Chicago
16 – 23 March 2017
10 am – 4 pm Monday – Friday
12 – 4 pm Saturday

Preview / New York
10 – 15 March by appointment
16 – 23 March 10 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday

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