Items From 'Modernist Icon' The Four Seasons Restaurant at Auction

  • June 15, 2016 12:39

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Barcelona chairs and ottomans by van der Rohe.
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The Philip Johnson-designed The Four Seasons restaurant in New York is considered by many as "one of the rarest phenomena in Modernism." The restuarant is an unusual intact example of the International Style shown through its architecture and every element of decor.

Wright will auction off items from tableware to furniture on July 26 at the restaurant, which was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning American architect Johnson in 1959 and is located in Mies van der Rohe's Seagram Building on Park Avenue.

Custom designs by Johnson and Knoll furniture are among approximately 500 lots, along with works by van der Rohe, Danish designer Hans J. Wegner, L. Garth and Ada Louise Huxtable, and more.

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