On October 7, the Wright Auction house is holding the Modern Design auction. We just received our catalog and are planning a few posts highlighting some beautiful examples of modern design that will be on the block next month. We kick it off today with a selection of dining chairs. Jump below for photos, info, links and estimates:
Shown Above the Jump: Riemerschmid Chairs by Edward Wormley for Dunbar. Walnut, 1947, USA. Set of six. Estimate $7-9000.
Dining Chairs by Norman Cherner for Plycraft. Walnut, 1958, USA, Set of eight. Estimate $7-9000.
Model 701 Chairs by Hans Wegner for Johannes Hansen. Maple, wenge, chrome plated steel. Denmark, 1965. Set of six. Estimate $7-9000.
Dining Chairs by Gio Ponti for Singer & Sons. Lacquered wood. Italy, 1951. Set of four. Estimate $3-5000.
Grass-Seated Chairs by George Nakashima. Black walnut, woven sea-grass. USA, 1941, c.1953. Set of eight. Estimate $10-15000.
The Modern Design viewing runs October 2 - October 6 from 10-5. The auction is October 7 at 12pm. All info is here. The Wright Auction house is located at 1440 West Hubbard in Chicago.