Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Beverly, MA, United States
DoneSun, Jan 4, 2015 3:00 PM GMT
20th Century Modern Design and Fine Art
Kaminski Auctions? first sale of the New Year will be a Twentieth Century Modern Design & Fine Art Auction. Offering an attractive array of furniture, decorative objects and fine art, this Twentieth Century Auction is set to highlight a group of six Paul McCobb dining chairs for Planner Group, circa 1950, fashioned of maple and iron with original labels, as well as an Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen "Egg Chair" in original condition. Bidders are also sure to notice a vintage pair of chairs attributed to Hans Wegner. Twentieth century modern furniture collectors will also find pieces from Knoll, Plycraft, and Eames for Herman Miller. The fine art portion of this sale includes an abstract mixed media work on canvas by noted Indian artist Arup Das. The category of fine art also includes an original oil on canvas by French artist Jean le Moal. A screenprint by Banksy, entitled "Queen Chimp", is sure to garner attention. Other important contemporary pieces include a signed figurative pencil drawing by Elaine de Kooning, wife of renowned artist Willem de Kooning, a work on paper by Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo, a Georges Braque lithograph titled ?Homage to Bach,? and an untitled cityscape by American artist Leon Golub. Decorative art objects worthy of mention include an Edward Moulthrop figured tulipwood bowl and an earthenware bowl Guido Gambone. Also nestled within this sale is an assortment of gold jewelry designed by Barry Kieselstein-Cord. Various art glass pieces from makers such as Kosta Boda, Lalique and Alfredo Barbini for Murano round out the top lots.