Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Sotheby’s Important 20th Century Design & Tiffany bring $9.7 million in New York

December 24, 2011 by  
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NEW YORK, N.Y.- On 15 December, Sotheby’s New York sales Important 20th Century Design and Important Tiffany totaled $9,704,126, with strong prices for rare and unique works throughout the day. The morning auction of Important 20th Century Design was led by An Important and Rare “Centaure” by François-Xavier & Claude Lalanne, which sold for $542,500 above a high estimate $300,000*. Signed by both artists, the work is the only known example of the monumental size of the subject ever to be offered at [...]

Sotheby’s to Offer a Rare Interior of Furniture by French Art Deco Atelier Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann

November 10, 2010 by  
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NEW YORK, NY.- On 16 December in New York, Sotheby’s will hold a dedicated sale of an interior of furniture by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann, the legendary French Art Deco atelier. The nine masterworks were commissioned by an American family, and this auction represents the first time in over ten years that such a complete interior of works by Ruhlmann will be offered at auction. Even more remarkable is the archive of documents preserved by the family that outlines the history of the [...]

Sotheby’s Announces a Special Exhibition in New York

September 10, 2010 by  
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NEW YORK, NY.- This fall, Sotheby’s will present Divine Comedy, an exhibition that will spotlight humor in the visual arts through the lens of Dante’s epic poem. Drawing on Sotheby’s expertise across many different collecting categories and time periods, the exhibition of approximately 80 works will place Contemporary art in dialogue with Antiquities, African Art, Old Master paintings, 19th Century European art, Modern and Surrealist works, Latin American paintings and 20th Century Design. Following the journey Dante takes in the [...]

100 Years of Design Evolution to Highlight Auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts

April 11, 2010 by  
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LOS ANGELES, CA.- Bonhams & Butterfields announced the spring auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts on April 20, 2010. The 430 lot sale will offer a diverse group of high quality works spanning the evolution of 20th century design by well-known figures of the period. The sale will feature strong examples of Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern and works by Contemporary Studio artists. Auction highlights will also include property from the Estate of renowned Los Angeles [...]

Important 20th-Century Design and Tiffany Sale at Sotheby’s in New York

December 9, 2009 by  
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NEW YORK, NY.- On 17 December 2009 at 2pm, Sotheby’s New York will hold its bi-annual sale of Important 20th Century Design beginning with works from the Art & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and American Modern movements, and concluding with Mid-Century and Contemporary design. Highlighting the sale is an offering of 25 lots collected by Stephen Gray, one of the foremost authorities on the Arts and Crafts movement. The Important Tiffany auction will follow at approximately 3:30pm and features [...]