Modern Design Auction Preview: The Fifties

Wright Auction House is holding the Modern Design auction this Sunday, March 30 at noon sharp. We've been poring over the auction catalog and choosing our picks from the fifties, sixties and seventies. Take a look below for photos, links and estimated prices for our fifties favorites:

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Lamp by TH Robsjohn Gibbings for Hansen Lamps, 1955, Estimate 1500-2000

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Tete-a-Tete by Harvey Probber, USA, 1955, Estimate 5-7000

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Sculpture by Harry Bertoia, USA, 1953, Estimate 25-35000

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Easel Lamp by Arredoluce, Italy, 1958. Estimate 5-7000

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Whirlygig Clock by George Nelson for Howard Miller, USA, 1959. Estimate 10-15000

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Tete-a-Tete by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, USA, 1959. Estimate 7-9000.

The Modern Design auction takes place this Sunday, March 30 at noon. Wright Auction House is located at 1440 West Hubbard Street in Chicago. Viewing is open now from 10am-5pm daily. All info is here.