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Van Vleit, Chihuly, Stella and more at Freeman’s Aug. 23 Art and Design sale

Diane Burko, ‘Etretat,’ estimated at $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Freeman’s
Diane Burko, ‘Etretat,’ estimated at $4,000-$6,000. Image courtesy of Freeman’s

PHILADELPHIA — Freeman’s Art and Design auction, set for Sunday, August 23, will offer a dynamic selection of modern and contemporary furniture, painting, prints, sculpture and design objects. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

The sale’s leading lots include an early and important sculptural bull by Peter Voulkos; a large Persian basket rendered in hand-blown class by Dale Chihuly; and Day Barrette, an abstract canvas by the multidisciplinary artist and musician Don Van Vliet.

Don Van Vliet, ‘Day Barrette,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000. Image courtesy of Freeman’s
Don Van Vliet, ‘Day Barrette,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000. Image courtesy of Freeman’s

The August 23 Art and Design sale also presents a selection of more than a dozen prints and multiples from such 20th-century greats as Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, Nan Goldin and Henri Matisse. Among the sale’s print selection is Frank Stella’s Steller’s Albatross from the artist’s 1970s Exotic Bird series. Made concurrently with sculptures that explored the same subject matter, the works mark a critical turning point in the celebrated artist’s career.

Frank Stella, ‘Steller’s Albatross,’ from the Exotic Bird Series, estimated at $5,000-$8,000. Image courtesy of Freeman’s
Frank Stella, ‘Steller’s Albatross,’ from the Exotic Bird Series, estimated at $5,000-$8,000. Image courtesy of Freeman’s

For buyers looking to expand their furniture collections, Freeman’s August 23 sale offers selections from 20th-century luminaries Charles and Ray Eames, Mies Van Der Rohe and Gino Sarfatti. Leading the sale’s furniture selection is an elegant shedua Wishbone chair by Arthur Espenet Carpenter.

Dale Chihuly, Large Persian Basket, estimated at $8,000-$12,000. Image courtesy of Freeman’s
Dale Chihuly, Large Persian Basket, estimated at $8,000-$12,000. Image courtesy of Freeman’s

Important ceramic and design works in the Art and Design sale includes works by Betty Woodman, Claude Conover, George Nelson, Pablo Picasso and Michael Lucero.

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