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Lambertville, NJ, United States
DoneSun, May 20, 2018 3:30 PM GMT

Modern Design

The session begins with forty-six lots of contemporary glass and design from the collection of Ms. Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO of BET Networks, including works by Lino Tagliapietra, Dale Chihuly, Therman Statom, Joel Philip Myers, Philip Baldwin & Monica Guggisberg, Vladimira Klumpar & Michael Pavlik, and unique collaborative sculptures by Albert Paley with Martin Blank and John Lewis. Modern Design continues with a T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Mesa table and over forty lots of George Nakashima furniture, including fresh-to-the-market private collections and spectacular pieces from Folly Cottage. Eleven lots of Harry Bertoia metalwork, including an exceptional large Bush, Willow, and Sonambient. Furniture by Paul Evans, Wendell Castle, Phil Powell, Albert Paley, Judy Kensley McKie, Thomas Molesworth, Vladimir Kagan, Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, Robert Venturi, and more. European furniture by André Sornay, Ingrid Donat, chairs by Jean-Maurice Rothschild from the SS Normandie, Pierre Jeanneret, Osvaldo Borsani, Carlo Bugatti, Carlo de Carli, Yves Boucard, Adolf Loos, Koloman Moser, and Richard Riemerschmid. Scandinavian wares by Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen, William Hinn, Grete Jalk, Bodil Kjaer, Arne Vodder, Børge Mogensen, Aage Christensen, and Frits Henningsen. Lighting by George Nakashima, Adolf Loos, Jules Wabbes, André Sornay, Jacques Adnet, Yves Boucard, Oscar Bach, I.M. Pei, and Robert Sonneman. Ceramics by Pablo Picasso for Madoura. Contemporary studio furniture by Jordan Mozer and Christopher Hiltey. Silver, jewelry, metalwork, and decorative objects by D?Lisa Creager, Ruth Roach, Stanley Lechtzin, Lee Peck, Mary Kretsinger, Albert Paley, Philip, Matt, and Ed Moulthrop, Kay Fisker, and more. Jad Attal, Modern Specialist: "One of my favorite pieces in this sale is the Ingrid Donat bronze coffee table. It's of heirloom quality, while drawing on a modern idiom that's light and refreshing. It's a timeless classic, and one of many we are excited to offer in the session."