News about Floor Lamps
Finnish modernist floor lamps shine at Woodbury Auction
WOODBURY, Conn. – Nine phone bidders and multiple Internet bidders competed for an unusual pair of Finnish modernist brass floor lamps that sold for $58,800 in Woodbury Auction’s annual Holiday Fine Estates Auction on Dec. 8. LiveAuctioneers.com provided Internet live bidding. The lamps were designed by Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) around 1950 and were produced by […]
Willow auction features Warhol ‘Cow,’ Dickens first editions, Oct. 6
LINCOLN PARK, N.J. – Willow Auction House will present its Fall Great Estates Curated Auction on Thursday, October 6, beginning at noon Eastern time. It will feature nearly 200 lots of books, artwork, furniture and ethnographic items. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Gae Aulenti: maverick of Italian Midcentury design
NEW YORK — Like the notable 20th-century architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Eero Saarinen, who designed furnishings to complement their buildings, Italian architect Gae Aulenti (1927-2012) excelled at translating architectural principles into decor. As one of a handful of women in the postwar Italian modern movement, she stood out from the crowd. Her keen design […]
Reinvention fuels success of glass legend Daum
NEW YORK – Daum, a luxury art glass company founded in 1878 in Nancy, France, is famed for its eclectic range of innovative and delightful creations. While Daum reached the apex of its cultural influence during the Art Nouveau period, it has survived and flourished by pointedly refusing to rest on its beautifully gilded laurels.