Tag Archives: modern furniture
Peter Loughrey will be on Antiques Roadshow tonight – Seattle Hour 1 – and he will be live tweeting for the duration of the show.
Follow @LAModernAuction and @RoadshowPBS on Twitter to get Peter’s unique perspective and expertise. Live tweeting starts tonight at 7:45 p.m. (PST).
To see Peter in action and the modern marvel he is appraising, be sure to set your DVRs for the PBS Antiques Roadshow on Monday, May 13, 2013 (8 p.m. PST). Check out your local listings.Continue Reading >> May 13, 2013
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The Artona dining chair is one of the most sought after designs to come from the supremely talented husband and wife design team, Afra & Tobia Scarpa. The May 19, 2013 Modern Art & Design Auction will offer a set of eight Artona dining chairs in palissander.Continue Reading >> April 2, 2013
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These Charles & Ray Eames designed armchairs and side chairs with Eiffel Tower base come from the Janet and Irving Green Estate, which leads us to the fascinating history of how these chairs came to be. As an employee of the legendary manufacturer Zenith Plastics, Irving Green developed fiberglass wing components for US Air Force aircrafts during World War II. Four years later in 1949, tasked with exploring new peacetime markets, he began using his skills in fiberglass technology to further develop and produce fiberglass chair shells for Charles & Ray Eames. Read more about these DKR and PAC-1 chairs that are in excellent original condition, retain their original Alexander Girard upholstery, and come with outstanding provenance.Continue Reading >> March 26, 2013
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As a follow-up to Top 5 Unsold Investment Lots, today Peter goes over unsold lots that are all priced under $700.
#5 // Lot 428 Modern decorator acrylic desk
Great desk or dining table, or both, especially for the small apartment. (Buy it now price: $400)
#4 // Lot 407 American Modern lacquered coffee table
Everyone will be fighting for this look in …Continue Reading >> July 1, 2011
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Over 450 lots of 20th century prints, paintings, furniture, lighting, ceramics, and photographs — all available for viewing ONLINE.
To place bids, please email Shannon@lamodern.com with lots of interest.
For condition reports, please email Elizabeth@lamodern.com with a list of lots and/or questions regarding conditions for each lot.
Lot 232 Eero Aarino Pony chair Stendig designed …Continue Reading >> June 9, 2011
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Father and son collaborators, the LaVerne’s, developed a system of casting bronze in thin low-relief sheets, which were used to assemble tables and other decorative designs. Their studio may have been on the east coast, but their works were available through upper-market decorators and retailers nationwide.
Shown here are two example of their coffee tables.
Most of their designs incorporated classical pastoral scenes, …Continue Reading >> October 4, 2010
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Do you live in San Diego? Do you own vintage modern art, furniture or design, which you are interested in selling and would you like to know their market values?
If you answered yes to these questions today is your lucky day!
Peter Loughrey will be in San Diego Thursday and Friday, June 10th and 11th and still has some appointments open to conduct appraisals. …Continue Reading >> June 2, 2010
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Modern master Marcel Breuer studied and taught at the Bauhaus in the 1920s, and during this time he pioneered steel tubular furniture. Later in his career he would go on to explore wood to create innovative furniture. LAMA has the honor to offer four lots of Marcel Breuer furniture from the famous Stillman I, II, and III Residences in the upcoming May 23, 2010 Modern …Continue Reading >> May 14, 2010
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