Modern Design Auction Preview: The Fifties

Modern Design Auction Preview: The Fifties

Janel Laban
Mar 27, 2008

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:

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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