Modernism Auction, April 2018: Selkirk

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MODERNISM

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MONUMENTAL 60-ARM SPUTNIK CHANDELIER IN THE MANNER OF GINO SARFATTI. Mid 20th century, brass. The classic and iconic design in large satellite form, having 60 individually jettison arms. Hanging approximately 6' in height with a 9' diameter. Bearing older Underwriters Laboratories label Issue B-55529. $1,000 - $3,000


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Modernism Auction Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 10am central 400+

LOTS MID - CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE INCLUDING NAMES LIKE

LARGE SCALE SCULPTURE , FRAMED ARTWORK , POTTERY, POP

HERMAN MILLER AND PAUL FRANKL, LIGHT FIXTURES, ART, DECORATIVE GLASS, COLORFUL MOSAICS, & VINTAGE ACCESSORIES

P REVIEW : Sunday, April 15, 12PM to 5PM Monday-Wednesday, April 16-18, 10AM to 6PM Thursday-Friday, April 19-20, 10AM to 8PM Saturday, April 21, 9AM to 10AM

T ERMS : 20% Buyer’s Premium (25% online) Cash, Check, AmEx, Visa® & MasterCard Accepted Absentee bids accepted and bid competitively. For your convenience, we will be able to answer your questions about specific items and take your absentee bids by phone

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CWE • 4739 MCPHERSON AVE . ST. LOUIS, MO 63108 314.696.9041 selkirkauctions.com

FULLY ILLUSTRATED, ONLINE CATALOG • selkirkauctions.com LIVE INTERNET BIDDING • selkirklive.com Call 314.696.9041 or Email inquiries: info@selkirkauctions.com Principal Auctioneer: Richard “Jeff” Jeffers | Auctioneer: Terry Beye Cover Lot: AS I OPENED FIRE TRIPTYCH BY ROY LICHTENSTEIN (AMERICAN, 1923-1997). Color offset lithographs, unframed. Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, ca. 1965, unsigned, monogrammed "(C) S.M.A.". Identifying text verso to all three in both lower corners. Sheet size 25.2"h. 20.8"w. $400 - $600

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ABSTRACT PORTRAIT ATTRIBUTED TO PERCY NORTH KNICHMANN (AMERICAN, 20TH CENTURY). $200 - $600

A DRINK OF WATER BY THOMAS HART BENTON (AMERICAN, 1889-1975). 1937 Lithograph, Edition of 250. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. Signed in pencil lower right. Plate 10"h. 14.5"w. $1,500 - $2,500

VENETIAN SERIES LITHOGRAPH BY DALE CHIHULY (AMERICAN, 20TH CENTURY). $250 - $500

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CHAIR AND OTTOMAN BY CHARLES EAMES FOR HERMAN MILLER $1,000 - $2,000

PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL EASTMAN (AMERICAN, B. 1947). American, 1983, titled "FAST FOOD", signed and numbered 64/100. White building with red highlights. Image 10.3"h. 10"w. Framed 17.5"sq. $300 - $500 www.SELKIRKAUCTIONS.com • 5


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COLLECTION OF WORKS BY ABBOTT PATTISON (AMERICAN, 1916-1999). Nine bronze sculptures (each $500 - $1,500) and ephemera collection of Abbott Pattison. Originally from Chicago, IL he studied at the School of Fine Arts at Yale University before returning to Chicago to teach and exhibit at the Art Institute. He was commissioned many times over by the University of Georgia, his papers are held at the Archives of American Art.

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COFFEE TABLE BY PAUL FRANKL. $1,000 - $3,000

ART GLASS CHANDELIER BY J.T. KALMAR (AUSTRIAN, 20TH CENTURY). Third quarter 20th century, metal and glass. Globe shaped bulbous forms alternate with top forms hanging in vertical strands, hanging 46.5"h with adjustable rod. $1,000 - $3,000 www.SELKIRKAUCTIONS.com • 7


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SET OF SIX WISHBONE CHAIRS IN THE MANNER OF HANS WEGNER. $400 - $800

FIGURAL SCULPTURE BY HILLIS ARNOLD. $400 - $800 TWO WORKS BY ISRAEL ABRAMOFSKY (RUSSIAN/AMERICAN, 1888-1975). Seaside landscape $100 - $200 and Modernist portrait $200 - $400

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COLLECTION OF WORKS BY DORR BOTHWELL (AMERICAN, 1902-2000). Work by renowned artist Dorr Bothwell, a California based post-surrealist artist who studied under Gottardo Piazzoni. Her many noteworthy honors include 1979 San Francisco Women in the Arts Award and the PollockKrasner grant in 1998. Her works are also held in the collections of MET, MoMa, Whitney, and the Victoria & Albert Museum. She also co-authored Notan: The Dark-Light Principle of Design.

MIDSUMMER'S NIGHT $250 - $500

MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE $250 - $500

MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE $250 - $500

CABBAGE $250 - $750

WORKSHOP BY TOM BURCKHARDT (NEW YORK, B. 1964). $50 - $150

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PLUM TREE BY USHIO SHINOHARA (JAPAN, B.1932). Serigraph, signed, titled and numbered 134/200. Neon pink and purple with tree branch to center square, 15.5"sq.(sight). Framed 26.25"sq. $100 - $200

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HIM AND HER $100 - $300

CAST IRON SCULPTURES BY REGIONALLY CELEBRATED ARTIST BROTHER MEL MEYER (AMERICAN, 20TH CENTURY). Meyer, a Missouri born Marian monk, practiced in St. Louis County. Essentially a prolific outsider artist, Mel was awarded an honorary PhD from Saint Louis University and has many works housed in the Ellen Clark Sculpture Park. A book about his work and life was published in 2009. CHAIN GANG BY CHRIS WEILAND (AMERICAN, 20TH CENTURY). $250 - $750

SUNDIAL $200 - $400

MALE AND FEMALE $100 - $300

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MONUMENTAL SCULPTURE OF DIVING WOMAN. Metal and concrete, 12’ h. A preliminary model for final sculpture installed at Bluffs on Broadway, a St. Louis landmark event venue.


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