Hindman design auctions May 19 cover 20th century

Hindman design auctions

Paul Evans pair of sculptured metal lounge chairs. Estimate: $8,000-$12,000. Hindman image

CHICAGO – Hindman’s Modern Design and Early 20th Century Design Auctions on May 19 kick off a week of sales. One of the top lots included in the Modern Design sale is a pair of Sculptured Metal lounge chairs by Paul Evans (above). Completely original, even the upholstery, these chairs have been in the collection of one owner since their production and are classic examples using contrasting textures, patterns and materials that embody the era. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Another noteworthy addition to the auction are two Hugh Acton Co. executive sofas (below) that come from the Ebony/Jet Chicago Collection. This famously designed office building in downtown Chicago was the home to the publisher for over 30 years.

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Hugh Acton executive sofa, upholstery and chrome-plated steel. Estimate: $1,500-2,500. Hindman image

Additional highlights include an iconic Frank Lloyd Wright executive office chair from the Price Tower building, a coffee table by Gio Ponti produced by Singer & Sons, a strong selection of art glass by Richard Marquis, Jon Kuhn, William Morris and studio pottery by John Ward, Ruth Duckworth, Paul Soldner and Jun Kaneko.

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Frank Lloyd Wright, Executive Office Chair from Price Tower, circa 1956. Estimate: $20,000-$30,000. Hindman image

The Early 20th Century Design Auction comprises a lovely collection of top names from the period including, glass lighting by Émile Gallé, Daum, Quezal, Handel and Tiffany Studios.

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Tiffany Studios, Nautilus table lamp, circa 1905. Estimate: $20,000-$30,000. Hindman image

Furniture highlights consist of  Louis Majorelle, Émile Gallé, Gustav Stickley, Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann and a broad selection of exciting Art Deco pieces.

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After Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann pair of armchairs. Estimate: $10,000-$15,000. Hindman image

The Hindman Modern Design auction will be conducted Tuesday, May 19, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern time. The Early 20th Century Design auction will follow at 3 p.m.

View top auction results on LiveAuctioneers here: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/pages/recent-auction-sales/