Press Releases tagged with hans wegner

Bronze figural sculpture maquette by British artist Henry Moore (1898-1986), conceived in 1952 and titled Maquette for Warrior Without Shield (est.  $10,000-$20,000).

Maquette by Henry Moore, marine rendering by Alfred Bricher at Nye & Company's Sept. 27-28 auction

Released: September 13, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – A bronze figural sculpture maquette by the renowned British artist Henry Moore (1898-1986), and an oil on canvas marine painting by Alfred Bricher (Am., 1837-1908), are expected top lots in a two-session auction planned for September 27th and 28th by Nye & Company Auctioneers, online and in Nye’s showroom located at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield. A maquette is a small model or study in 3-D for either a sculptural or architectural project. Nye & Company sold four of Henry Moore’s maquettes in its June auction, with the top earner selling for a robust $125,000. T...

Ju Ming, Tai Chi Series Bronze Sculpture, 1984

Important Ju Ming and Harry Bertoia Sculptures Offered at Clarke

Released: September 08, 2015

Clarke Auction will offer several monumentally important works of fine art, sculpture, and modern design on September 13th. The most anticipated lots in the sale are both bronze sculptures by renowned and important artists of their time. In 20th century design, the featured artwork is an 11 foot high bronze on steel screen sculpture by Harry Bertoia. The Bertoia sculpture was created as one of set of matching double-sided screen panels under the commission of Florence Knoll for the First National Bank of Miami, Florida in 1956. The sculptures are well documented in a number of scholarly...

This rare 19th century clock, originally made for the Chinese Imperial market, sailed past its pre-sale estimate of $20,000-$30,000 to realize $526,750.

Rare 19th century Chinese automaton clock with elaborate jewel work brings $526,750 at auction

Released: June 24, 2015

REPAUPO, N.J. – A rare 19th century Chinese gilt bronze with enamel automaton clock boasting elaborate jewel work sailed past its pre-sale estimate of $20,000-$30,000 to finish at $526,750 in a two-day, two-session auction held May 17th-18th by S & S Auction, Inc., in the firm’s gallery at 62 Repaupo Station Road. The clock was the top lot in a sale that grossed just over $1.1 million. “The owner of the clock said before the auction he'd be happy if he got $30,000 for it, so it’s safe to say he was pleased with the outcome,” said Glenn Sweeney of S & S Auction, Inc. “I took this...

Hyde Solomon (American, 1911-1982) Painting, Inland Sea (Lot 235, Estimate $3,000-$5,000)

Impressive Range of 20th Century Design at Auction, June 20th

Released: June 16, 2015

BOSTON, MA – June 16, 2015 – Skinner, pleased to announce its June 20th auction of 20th Century Design, featuring over 500 lots of intriguing offerings, many fresh to market. “Design collectors and enthusiasts will find much to appreciate in this auction, with strong collections of Italian design, Dunbar furniture, Scandinavian design, mid-century American Modern, and early 20th-century pieces on the block. The majority of material in this auction was acquired when it was made, and has remained with the current consignors until now – allowing us to bring numerous p...

Meret Oppenheim Occasional Table.

Mid-Century Now: Clarke Hosts Impressive Selection September 28

Released: September 24, 2014

Clarke Auction will host an exceptional selection of the best Midcentury designers on September 28th.  The extensive Danish and American midcentury furniture selection will encompass a large part of the late September sale and will include some of the most desirable works to come to auction at Clarke this year.  There are so many great items that encompass several subcategories of design. Chairs Clarke broke the auction result record for a pair of Ib Kofod-Larsen “Elizabeth” chairs a few months ago, and a single chair by Kofod-Larsen has come to the house again in September...

This gorgeous Moorish bronze jeweled fire screen, attributed to Tiffany Studios, sold for $60,000.

Beautiful Moorish bronze jeweled fire screen attributed to Tiffany Studios brings $60,000 at auction

Released: June 06, 2014

REPAUPO, N.J. – A beautiful Moorish bronze jeweled fire screen, attributed to Tiffany Studios and featuring rope twisted brass with insert art glass and stones, sold for $60,000 at a Sunday-Monday estates sale held May 18-19 by S & S Auction, Inc., in the firm’s gallery at 62 Repaupo Station Road. The fire screen, 27 ½ inches tall by 35 ½ inches wide, was the top lot of the sale. The May 18 session consisted of 430 lots of antiques, artwork and decorative accessories. May 19 featured 460 lots of 19th and 20th century Modern and Design pieces. The Tiffany fire screen sold on May 1...

The Hans Wegner Papa Bear Chair was one of the top performers in the midcentury selection.

The Good and Plenty: Midcentury and Jewelry Among Top Lots on April 6th.

Released: April 09, 2014

Antique decorative items may have brought the top individual prices, but both midcentury and jewelry selections held the majority of top sellers overall on April 6th at Clarke Auction. As anticipated, the highly desirable and expertly crafted Empire malachite and bronze mounted annular clock was the most successful antique lot. The conservatively estimated $10,000/$15,000 clock raised a quick succession of bids from the 10 plus phone lines that were dedicated to the particular item, but a determined internet bidder locked the item down at a realized price of $29,280. In the same prox...

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