Fine craftsmanship, exquisite materials, beauty and intrigue define the works in Objet, an auction offered in tandem with Important Design. Inspired by objets d'art and cabinets of curiosities, this new sale features a vetted selection of high-quality, luxury objects of the 20th century. 

Tiffany & Co. desk clock $2,000–3,000, William Spratling salad servers $1,500–2,000, Artist Unknown Untitled $1,500–2,000

From the Estate of Judith E. Neisser

One of Chicago’s most notable art patrons, Judith E. Neisser amassed a spectacular collection throughout her lifetime. A design and architecture critic early on, Neisser’s discerning eye lead her to collect historically significant works of Minimal and Conceptual art from the 1960s and 70s, many of which have found their way into the permanent collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago and The Art Institute of Chicago through her generous endowments. Later in life, Neisser split her time between a home in Aspen and a sleek condo in Chicago, both residences designed by Chicago-based architects, Stanley Tigerman and Margaret McCurry, where contemporary art hung alongside significant ethnographic works. Wright is pleased to offer a selection of works from her ethnographic and design collection.

Works from the Estate of Judith E. Neisser can also be found in Important Design.

Georges Jouve bowls, set of two $8,000–10,000

Ron Arad  Paintitain't  $1,500–2,000
Carl Auböck II  watering can, no. 3632  $2,000–3,000
Arnaldo Pomodoro  Le Coffret  $5,000–7,000
Miguel Berrocal  Maria de le O  $2,000–3,000

Tiffany & Co. lighter $1,000–1,500, Tapio Wirkkala Sol Lunaire candelabrum $2,000–3,000, Modern salt cellars, pair $1,000–1,500

Ettore Sottsass Euphrates vase $1,500–2,000


For more information about
this sale, please contact

312 563 0020

4 – 11 December 2018
10 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday
12 – 4 pm Saturday

11 December 2018
1 pm central