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DoneTue, Jun 10, 2008 1:00 PM GMT

Modern Design - Murano Glas

Our coming Auction 44 MODERN DESIGN - GLASS from MURANO contains 273 lots and covers the whole range of the history of design. The auction includes metalwork by Peter Behrens and Hayno Focken, ceramics by the Bauhaus masters Otto Lindig and Theodor Bogler, furniture by various internationally respected designers such as Le Corbusier, Bruno Weil, Jean Prouve, Charles & Ray Eames, Warren Platner, George Nelson and Ron Arad. A special section of the auction is devoted to Murano glass in all its facets, with emphasis on work by Alfredo Barbini, Gio Ponti, Flavio Poli and Ercole Barovier. The contemporary scene in Murano is documented by the stunning work of Andrea Zilio, Afro Celotto, Lino Tagliapietra, Giampaolo Seguso and other leading artists.