Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Chicago, IL, United States
DoneThu, Dec 15, 2011 6:00 PM GMT
Important Design is comprised of a number of works from prominent collectors and distinguished interiors as well as exceptional forms by the 20th century's leading artists and designers. The sale includes more than two dozen sculptures by Harry Bertoia, including an excellent Gong and an unparalleled selection of sculptures from the Stahr Collection. Italian master, Gio Ponti features prominently in this sale with a selection of works designed for Villa Arreaza, Caracas (1956), one of two complete residential commissions completed by the designer in Venezuela. Modernist Ettore Sottsass is represented with a large collection of rare glass forms, each from a small edition. And finally, a great collection of beautifully crafted works from the Henry R. Levy House, an interior designed by Samuel Marx, will be introduced to the market for the first time.