HIGH STYLE HAPPENS
At Bonhams Los Angeles

MODERN DECORATIVE ART + DESIGN SALE ON OCTOBER 25


Modern Decorative Art + Design
25 Oct 2018
Los Angeles

HIGH STYLE HAPPENS
At Bonhams Los Angeles

MODERN DECORATIVE ART + DESIGN SALE ON OCTOBER 25


Modern Decorative Art + Design
25 Oct 2018
Los Angeles

HIGH STYLE HAPPENS
At Bonhams Los Angeles

MODERN DECORATIVE ART + DESIGN SALE ON OCTOBER 25


Modern Decorative Art + Design
25 Oct 2018
Los Angeles

Los Angeles- Bonhams presents the Modern Decorative Art + Design sale on October 25, which will offer over 300 inspiring lots spanning from the 1940s through the 1990s and ranges in style from stark, modern design to high-style Hollywood. The sale includes a collection of works by the legendary interior designer, Tony Duquette, a collection of 1990s works from a Swiss commission by Tom Dixon and Mark Brazier-Jones, and ten works by Peter Voulkos whose ceramics are widely sought after by collectors in the Fine Arts and Design world. Additional artists featured include Dale Chihuly, Ida Kohlmeyer, Ralph Bacerra, Sam Maloof, Pierre Jeanneret, Herbert Bayer, among others. The full sale will be on public view at Bonhams Los Angeles October 19-24.

Jason Stein, Director of Modern Decorative Art + Design, Los Angeles, remarks: "This auction has a wide array of compelling works by the most celebrated makers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Additionally, we are excited to work alongside popular LA-based interior designer Alison Palevsky and the Erinn V Design Group to select objects from the sale and create vignettes at our galleries."

Works on offer will include glass, furniture, lighting, sculpture, and ceramics. Key highlights include:

• Dale Chihuly (Born 1941), Ruby and Crystal Chandelier, 2000, a massive glass chandelier commissioned directly from the artist (estimate: $70,000-90,000)
• Sam Maloof (1916-2009), Buffet, 1969, an oak design originally from the Nakamoto family, Los Angeles, California (estimate: $12,000-18,000)
• Ida Kohlmeyer (1912-1997), Untitled, 1995 (estimate: $18,000-25,000)
• Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967), Pair of Easy Armchairs, circa 1955 ($8,000-12,000)
• Ralph Bacerra (1938-2008), Untitled (Lidded Sphere), 2001(estimate: $6,000-9,000)
• Tony Duquette (1914-1999), Pair of Sunburst Mirrors, design introduced 1999 ($2,000-3,000)
• Peter Voulkos (1924-2002), Vase, circa 1952 ($5,000-7,000)
• Herbert Bayer (1900-1985), Concentration, 1969, ($6,000-8,000)

The full catalogue can be accessed here: https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24982/

Enquiries

For further information and images call Sung-Hee Kim on +1 917-206-1692, or email sunghee.kim@bonhams.com.


NOTES FOR EDITORS

Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world's largest and most renowned auctioneers, offering fine art and antiques, motor cars and jewellery. The main salerooms are in London, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, with auctions also held in Knightsbridge, Edinburgh, Paris, San Francisco and Sydney. With a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 22 countries, Bonhams offers advice and valuation services in 60 specialist areas. For a full list of forthcoming auctions, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments, please visit bonhams.com.

Contacts
  1. SungHee Kim
    Press
    Bonhams
    Work
    580 Madison Avenue
    New York, United States 10022
    Work +1 917 206 1692

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