10 Design-Centric Favorites from the Upcoming Wright Contemporary Auction

10 Design-Centric Favorites from the Upcoming Wright Contemporary Auction

Jason Loper
Sep 24, 2012
Ron Arad Rocking Chairs Pair

All month long we've been looking at famous designers and design classics. There's no better way to pick up a design classic than at auction. Coming up later this week, Chicago's Wright Auction House is holding their Living Contemporary Auction. We took a virtual stroll through the catalog and came across a number of pieces we'd love to bring home.

Ron Arad Rocking Chairs Pair, circa 1981 — Auction estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Andre Dubreuil Ram Chair, circa 1986 — Auction estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Warren Platner Dining Set, circa 1966 — Auction estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Edward Wormley Set of 12 Dining Chairs, circa 1967 — Auction estimate: $7,000 - $9,000
Harry Bertoia Sculpture - Untitled (Dandelion), circa 1958 — Auction estimate: $100,000 - $150,000

Frank Lloyd Wright Armchair Pair, circa 1955 — Auction estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Edward Wormley Parquetry Cube, circa 1962 — Auction estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Japanese Water Vessel (Tsubo), circa 1950 — Auction estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Italian Dining Chairs - Set of 8, circa 1960 — Auction estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Paul Laszlo Lounge Chairs and Ottoman, circa 1950 — Auction estimate: $4,000 - $5,000

More Information: Preview the Wright Living Contemporary Auction through September 26th. The auction takes place September 27th at noon.

(Images: As credited above.)

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