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3325B | December 13, 2019 | 10AM | Boston

20th Century Design

20th Century Design Friday, December 13 | 10AM 63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA preview: December 11, 12–5PM

December 12, 12–7PM Our December auction features the collection of Corey Warn and Mark Feldman, the late proprietors of Antiquers III in Brookline, Massachusetts, which specialized in Art Deco furniture and decorative arts, and includes an extensive collection of Charles Schneider Le Verre Francais cameo art glass, and furniture with provenance from John Lennon & Yoko Ono and Walter P. Chrysler. Also of note is an Art Deco frieze panel depicting cultural motifs which adorned New York City’s Barbizon Hotel, and a rare René Lalique butterscotch “Perruches” vase. Furniture includes works designed by Hans J. Wegner, Ray and Charles Eames, George Nelson, Harry Bertoia, Warren Platner, Bill Stephens, Vladimir Kagan, Paul Evans, and Philip & Kelvin Laverne. We are pleased to be offering UK studio works from potter Dame Lucie Rie and jeweler Wendy Ramshaw, and American studio furnituremaker Jere Osgood and glass artist Dale Chihuly. We are also proud to bring a rare Judy Kensley McKie Ibis Ascending bronze maquette to market.

Daniel Ayer 508.970.3253

MA LIC. 2304

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1975) “Profil de Jacqueline” Ceramic Wall Plaque Monumental Daum Nancy Enameled Art Glass Vase, c. 1890 Tiffany Studios Bronze Crab Inkwell

Tiffany Studios “Daffodil” Lamp, c. 1904-1924 Collection of Tiffany Studios Art Glass Pair of Tiffany Studios Two-arm Candelabra

front cover: Large Collection of Le Verre Français/Schneider Cameo Glass back cover: Dale Chihuly Navajo Blanket Cylinder (detail)

Selection of Lucie Rie (1902-1955) Studio Pottery Dame Lucie Rie, née Lucie Gomperz, was an Austrianborn British studio potter. Rie was educated at the Vienna Gymnasium and at the Arts and Crafts School. Her early ceramics incorporate late Neoclassicism, Jugendstil, Modernism, and Japonism. Fleeing the Nazis, she settled in England in 1938 and, in order to survive during World War II, produced and sold fine ceramic buttons. Rie had her first solo show as a potter in 1949, and showed extensively for the rest of her career— her unique and complex slip-glaze surface treatment and inventive kiln processing influenced an entire generation of younger British ceramists. She was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1991.

Paul Evans (1931-1987) “Cityscape” Dining Table

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Selection of Lucie Rie Tableware

Judy Kensley McKie (b. 1944) Maquette for Ibis Ascending

Vladimir Kagan “Cloud” Sofa for Directional

this page: Collection of Dale Chihuly (b. 1941) Art Glass, including a Navajo Blanket Cylinder from the mid-1970s Ceramics by Eric James Mellon (British, 1925-2014)

opposite: Arts and Crafts Studio Pottery, including a Marblehead Bowl Decorated by Sarah Tutt and a Rare Newcomb College Pitcher by Sara Bloom Levy Frank Lloyd Wright (18671959) Frank Lloyd Wright His Renderings 1887–1959, A.D.A. Edita, twelve-volume edition

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Art Deco Modernist Cocktail Table by Wolfgang Hoffmann (1900-1969)

Selections from a Group of Art Deco Enamel Longwy Pottery

Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann-style Dressing Table Wrought Iron Hall Console in the Manner of Louis Katona (1864-1932)

Erté Patinated Bronze “Ocean Bowl” Selections from a Collection of Art Deco Frankart Company Lamps Goldscheider Ceramic “Butterfly Girl” Designed by Joseph Lorenzl

LALIQUE By 1925, at the height of the Art Deco era, René Lalique was the most celebrated glassmaker in the world. He brought glass into the home of everyday people where it had never been before, and he worked out the industrial techniques to mass produce his useful art glass objects on a scale and cost to complement the spreading industrial revolution and resulting worldwide appetite for his products. Perhaps the most widely known and often noticed works of Lalique are his wonderful art glass vases. In all, over 300 vases are documented, all but a dozen or two being production models that were intended for sale to a growing international consumer base.

this page: Rare René Lalique “Perruches” Vase in Butterscotch Peter Murphy “Cornwall Tin Mine” Wood Relief Sculpture right: Two Philip and Kelvin LaVerne Patinated Bronze Low Tables Decorated with Motifs from Versailles and Classical Antiquity Collection of Hare’s Fur Glazed Porcelain by Hideaki Miyamura

Join us: Bauhaus Summers on Cape Cod presented by Peter McMahon Starting in the late 1930s, in the back woods of Wellfleet, a group of self-taught American designers collaborated with some of Europe’s most influential avant garde architects to create the outer Cape’s unique modern houses. This illustrated presentation will explore this history, as well as current efforts to save a group of important abandoned houses, and to repurpose them as a platform for new creative work. Peter McMahon is a celebrated author and the founding director of the Cape Cod Modern House Trust, incorporated in 2007 to archive, restore, and celebrate the outer Cape’s outstanding modern architecture and the creative culture that surrounded it.

Wednesday, December 11 Reception 5:30PM | Presentation 6PM 63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA

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photo: Juliet Kepes, Gyorgy Kepes, Connie Breuer and friends in Wellfleet, circa early 1960s. Image courtesy of Julie Kepes Stone.

this page: Danish Modern Sideboard by Johannes Andersen for Hans Bech Hans Wegner Valet Chair Pair of Hans Wegner Peacock Chairs for Johannes Hansen

left: Hans Wegner “JH 574” Bench for Johannes Hansen Dorothy Mann Dehner (1901-1994) “Formulation” Resin Sculpture Hans Weger Papa Bear Chair and Ottoman

this page: Josef Albers (1888-1976) Homage to the Square Silkscreen, 1970 Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Noritake “Imperial Hotel� Fifty-eight-piece Dinner Service Collection of Scandinavian Wood Toys, including Kay Bojesen Monkeys Limoges Cubist Bunnies left: Jorge Ferari-Hardoy Butterfly Chair for Knoll International Don Chadwick (b. 1936) Chadwick Modular Seating for Herman Miller Ray and Charles Eames Rosewood Lounge Chair and Ottoman for Herman Miller Ray and Charles Eames Eiffel-base Rocker for Herman Miller

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