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Chicago, IL, United States
DoneMar 16, 2017 5:00 PM UTC

John Prip: American Metalsmith

On March 16th Wright presents John Prip: American Metalsmith, an auction celebrating the life and work of one of the country's most innovative workers in metal. Comprised of more than 100 works from the artist's own collection, this sale features pieces made between the 1950s and the 1990s and ranges from flatware studies to sculpture and jewelry. From well-known designs for Reed & Barton to one-of-a-kind functional and decorative objects, the works in this sale exhibit technical precision, innovation and a mastery of material.