Wright continues to present the only auction dedicated to the optimism, industriousness and innovation of American Design at mid-century.

Charles and Ray Eames  ESU 400-N  $7,000–9,000

Alexander Girard  ottoman, model 66332  $5,000–7,000

Not only does this curated sale feature the iconic designs of Charles and Ray Eames, Harry Bertoia and George Nelson, this season you will find an extraordinary assortment of fabric samples designed by Alexander Girard alongside works acquired from his famed Textile & Objects shop. This incomparable collection comes from Betty Gorecki, whose husband of 17 years was a salesman for Herman Miller throughout the 1960s. 

Alexander Girard  Important collection of fabric samples  $15,000–20,000

Textiles & Objects

MARILYN NEUHART, collection of five dolls | Wright20.com

Marilyn Neuhart

collection of five dolls
estimate: $3,000–5,000

ALEXANDER GIRARD, Girls Environmental Enrichment Panel | Wright20.com

Alexander Girard

Girls Environmental Enrichment Panel
estimate: $2,000–3,000

FOLK ART, lanterns, pair | Wright20.com

Folk Art

lanterns, pair
estimate: $700–900

FOLK ART, Wycinanki, set of five | Wright20.com

Folk Art

Wycinanki, set of five
estimate: $1,000–1,500

FOLK ART, Santos figures, pair | Wright20.com

Folk Art

Santos figures, pair
estimate: $300–500

, Alexander Girard and Herman Miller ephemera | Wright20.com

Alexander Girard and Herman Miller ephemera
estimate: $150–200

FOLK ART, Wycinanki, set of three | Wright20.com

Folk Art

Wycinanki, set of three
estimate: $200–300

UNIROYAL INC., Nauga dolls, set of five | Wright20.com

Uniroyal Inc.

Nauga dolls, set of five
estimate: $1,000–1,500

I am a reasonable and sane functionalist tempered by irrational frivolity.

Alexander Girard

George Nelson & Associates  Coconut chairs, pair  $6,000–8,000

Marilyn Neuhart  collection of five dolls  $3,000–5,000

Finally, this sale also includes the graphic designs of the revolutionary Paul Rand, whose influence still resounds with contemporary visual language. Directly from his estate, this collection is a follow up to our 2018 auction, Paul Rand: The Art of Design, dedicated to his pioneering career and vision.  

Paul Rand  Eye-Bee-M Rebus poster  $1,500–2,000  Tokyo Communications Arts poster  $700–900  IBM 75 poster  $500–700

American Design

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5 – 12 September 2019
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12 September 2019
12 pm central