Bruneau & Co. auction Sept. 14 boasts colorful designers   

Sofa and ottoman set by Vladimir Kagan, circa 1960 (est. $6,000-$9,000). Bruneau & Co. image

CRANSTON, R.I. – An eclectic and colorful midcentury modern auction featuring high-quality items pulled from estates across New England – including art glass, lighting, figures, bronzes, furniture by several top designers – is planned for Saturday, Sept. 14, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Imperial censer prized in Heritage Auctions’ Asian art sale Sept. 9-10

Chinese imperial cloisonné enamel and cabochon-mounted gilt bronze elephant censer, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (est. $50,000-$70,000). Heritage Auctions image

DALLAS – An enamel and gilt bronze censer from the Qing Dynasty is expected to vie for top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction, which will take place Sept. 9-10 in New York. The sale includes numerous lots from private American collections. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Jasper52 auction toasts midcentury modern Sept. 10

Large brass Sputnik chandelier, 60in. diameter. Estimate: $4,000-$5,000. Jasper52

NEW YORK – Everything needed to outfit a home or office in sleek midcentury modern dĂ©cor is offered in a Jasper52 online auction to be conducted Tuesday, Sept. 10. Italian designed furniture and futuristic lighting are featured in this 100-lot auction. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.

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Midcentury modern: décor for all seasons

Ettore Sottsass Eastside sofa for Knoll International, Italy / USA, 1983, leather, cloth upholstery and enameled steel. Sold for $1,300+ buyer’s premium at a Wright auction Aug. 8. Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers

NEW YORK (AP) – For keen serial redecorators, it’s time to start thinking about an autumn refresh.

This fall, interior designers say there’s demand for eclectic styles, interesting prints, rich hues and warm textures.

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