Phillips de Pury to Auction Off 20th- and 21st-Century Works

Phillips de Pury & Co., a 216-year-old international art companywith outposts in London and New York, is hosting an auction June 15 at its Park Avenue location. Focusing on 20th- and 21st-century decorative arts and design, the auction will feature more than 100 pieces ranging from light fixtures and furniture to sculpture and pottery. On offer are important French Art Deco and Scandinavian postwar works, as well as contemporary ceramic art from Japanese artist Harumi Nakashima. Other prominent names include the late French furniture and interiors designer Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann, American glass sculptor Dale Chihuly, and French architect and designer Charlotte Perriand. Highlights of the auction include François-Xavier Lalanne’s set of four sheepa circa-1996 flock of three ewes and one ram created from bronze and epoxy stone—which has a presale estimated value as high as $500,000, and Poul Henningsen’s 1955 double-spiralwall light, which was originally made for the Scala Cinema and Concert Hall (part of Denmark’s famous Aarhus Theater) and has a presale estimated value as high as $250,000. (212.940.1300, www.phillipsdepury.com)

When the air had cleared after the frenzy of New York’s spring art auctions, players and spectators...
This circa-1900 pink-swirl marble is in what Dan Morphy calls “wet mint condition,” or as pristine...
Photo by Tom Forsyth and Ron Jarrell
With more than 275 million game sets sold in the past century, Monopoly is the most popular board...
Photo by Bob Tursack
Maya Angelou’s art collection focused on works by African-American masters...
Paola Russo discovered two decks in Italy at G. Lorenzi, one covered in gold leaf and the other in...
The display is part of a hotel-wide renovation that will be completed by the end of the year...
Heritage Auctions will also offer Mickey Mantle’s rookie card and Mike Ditka’s Super Bowl playbook…
Photo by Cordero Studios⁄corderostudios.com
Charles and Judy Tate assembled a world-class collection of Latin American art—and then gave it all...
Photo by The Strong, Rochester, N.Y.
The American game culture is almost as old as the country itself...
Photograph by Ron Pierson, courtesy of Guernsey's
The bounty from the sunken ship includes 40 tons of silver and gold valued at $450 million…