Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneSat, Nov 6, 2004 4:00 PM GMT
20th Century Design
This sale of modern design at Freeman's, America's oldest auction house, features art glass by Steuben, Galle, Daum Nancy and Tiffany; porcelain and pottery by Zsolnay, Fulper, Royal Doulton and Rookwood - including a fine vellum 'Peacocks' vase by Sara Sax; silver by Spratling, WMF and Tiffany; Arts & Crafts furniture and decorative items from Stickley and others; bronzes, wrought iron and metalwork by Tiffany, Bruno Zach and Samuel Yellin - including an extraordinary pair of large wrought iron table lamps with mica shades; contemporary lighting including an artichoke lamp by Poul Hennigsen for Louis Poulen and a pair of lamps by F.A. Porsche for Luci; Studio and modern furniture including an Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen egg chair, a pair of T.H Robsjohn Gibbings for Widdicomb birch sideboard, a George Nakashima Minguren II Persian walnut coffee table and a very unusual Mark Sfirri and Robert Dodge secretaire.