Decorative by Design Auction: For Powerful Arrangements and Remarkable Interiors

Decorative by Design Auction: For Powerful Arrangements and Remarkable Interiors

The Decorative By Design sale will be live (webcast) on Saturday, March 4th, at 10AM (EST). To be included, but not limited to: Canadian, American & international fine art; several very good pieces of mid 20th century modern furniture from Italy, Norway & Denmark; lamps, ceiling fixtures and accessories; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe chairs; a collection of fine parianware sculptures; marble & leather plinths; fine porcelains, Raku pottery, Daum, Murano, Lalique France, Waterford crystal, bronzes, rugs, silver, jewelry & watches, jadeite pieces, and more.

Mid Century Modern Furniture

Click the photos to view spectacular videos which highlight the quality, creativity, and thoughtfulness within these historical designs.

Lot 95: Chair by Hans Wegner
For Carl Hansen & Son

Lot 56: Chair by Hans Brattrude

For Georg Eknes, Norway

Art glass

Lot 57: David New Small, 1989

An impressive dichroic glass vase showing swirling pinks, blues, reds and yellow. David New-Small is a highly regarded Canadian artist with his works held in private and government collections around the world. 20th century.

Click the photo to view a video which is inspired by the process of creating dichroic glass (layering thin coats of dielectric materials in an ultra-high vacuum setting which allows the glass to reflect different colors, depending on how it is viewed).

Lot 57: Harvey K. Littleton

Harvey K. Littleton, known as the Father of American Studio Glass, glass sculpture, titled ‘OVOID FORM – 90 DEGREE ROTATION’, formed in layers of barium/potash cased glass in orange, yellow & pink Kugler color, signed with etched signature & dated 1980 Condition noted, minor chips. Measuring 8″ high x 4″ across the top x 5″ deep at the base, raised upon a separate black glass rectangular base, measuring 9.25″ long x 4.5″ deep. Copy of original bill of sale from The Glass Art Gallery Inc. Toronto, dated 1980.


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