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DoneSun, Feb 3, 2019 5:00 PM GMT
New York, NY, USA
Estate of Peter Knoll Part I & Others 2/3/19
Showplace Antique + Design Center Live Estate Auction The Peter Knoll Estate Part I & Others Sunday, February 3, 12pm EST This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for mid century modern design enthusiasts to acquire items from the most prestigious family whose name alone is a benchmark for the very best of 20th century design. Naturally, there are a number of vintage Knoll company pieces, including rare prototype "QE2" folding lounge chairs, several Florence Knoll designs, and notable examples by sought after designers Mies van der Rohe, Eero Saarinen, Warren Platner, Massimo Vignelli and many more. Luxury accessories features makers Hermes, Louis Vuitton, and Mark Cross to name a few. Watches were a particular passion of Mr. Knoll's and through the years he amassed a large collection encompassing an 18K Rolex Oyster Perpetual Model 331, a Rolex Datejust Tapestry stainless and 18K with Jubilee bracelet, and a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Model 1024 among several others to be offered in this auction. Fine Art is well represented in a variety of media featuring works by: Ellsworth Kelly, Josef Albers, Robert Motherwell, and Ken Price. Sterling Silver offered in this auction includes items by Tiffany & Co., Marcus & CO., Bigelow, Kennard & Co, Black, Starr & Frost, and others with antique English and German works complimenting the whole.