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

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    Paul Dupré-Lafon; Sofa, ca. 1932; ESTIMATE $50,000-$70,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Jean-Michel Frank; Rare Aragon low table with pineapple legs, ca. 1934; ESTIMATE $150,000-$200,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Gilbert Poillerat; Unique illuminated dining table, for a private commission, Côte d’Azur, 1940s; ESTIMATE $40,000-$50,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Ron Arad; London Papardelle, ca. 1992; ESTIMATE $120,00-$¬180,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Harumi Nakashima; Ecstatic Series No. 6, ca. 2002; ESTIMATE $20,00-$30,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Harumi Nakashima; Ecstatic Series No. 6 (detail), ca. 2002; ESTIMATE $20,00-$30,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Fernando and Humberto Campana; Multidão armchair, designed 2003, executed 2006; ESTIMATE $20,000-$30,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Françios-Xavier Lalanne; Set of four sheep, 1996-1999; ESTIMATE $350,000-$500,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Poul Henningsen; Monumental double-spiral wall light, for the Scala Cinema and Concert Hall, Århus Theater, Århus, Denmark, 1955; ESTIMATE $180,000-$250,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Edwin and Mary Scheier; Monumental lidded pot, ca. 1958; ESTIMATE $12,000-$16,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Edwin and Mary Scheier; Monumental lidded pot (detail), ca. 1958; ESTIMATE $12,000-$16,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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    Franco Campo and Carlo Graffi; Millepiedi dining table, designed ca. 1953, executed 1980s; ESTIMATE $25,000-$35,000 Image courtesy of Phillips de Pury & Company
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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)

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