Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Chicago, IL, United States
DoneThu, Dec 11, 2014 6:00 PM GMT
Important Design is among Wright's most exclusive auctions of the year. The most celebrated designers of the 20th century are represented in this auction, including Paul Evans, Charlotte Perriand, Ron Arad, Harry Bertoia, George Nakashima, Pierre Jeanneret, Max Ingrand and Gio Ponti. Highlights of the sale include a selection of designs by Frank Lloyd Wright, such as a pair of lounge chairs from the Clarence Sondern House in Kansas City, and a desk from the Impertial Hotel, Tokyo. Also outstanding in Important Design is a Mesa coffee table designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, a pair of Prefacto chairs by Pierre Guariche, an iconic Wonderlamp by Verner Panton, and a studio-made General Motors Firebird III model designed by the legendary Harley J. Earl.