Past Auction


Wed, Jun 16, 2021 at 10am EDT |
New York
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Strong Prices for Tiffany Studios & Works by Women Designers -- World Auction Records for Art!

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  • Successful Doyle+Design Auction on June 16, 2021
  • Modern & Contemporary Furniture, Art & Design
  • We Invite You to Contact Us for Complimentary Auction Estimates for Your Modern & Contemporary Furniture, Art & Design

NEW YORK, NY -- On June 16, 2021, Doyle held a successful auction in the popular Doyle+Design sale category. This highly-anticipated auction showcased a wide range of Modern and Contemporary furniture, art and design by prominent designers, makers and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. The sale saw exceptionally strong prices for Tiffany Studios and works by women designers, and set World Auction Records for seven artists.

With a pre-sale estimate of $705,000-1,093,900, the exceptional sale total of $1,204,844 surpassed the low estimate by 70% with a strong 90% sold by lots and 100% sold by value.

Tiffany Studios

Among the sale highlights were two lamps by Tiffany Studios formerly from the Estate of noted collector Lee B. Anderson, both of which surpassed expectations reflecting a robust market. A circa 1910 reticulated bronze and leaded glass Turtleback table lamp estimated at $50,000-70,000 that achieved $81,900 and an unusual circa 1900 Moorish style bronze and Favrile glass Turtleback hanging lantern estimated at $15,000-20,000 that fetched $31,500 -- more then doubling its low estimate. A Tiffany Studios bronze and leaded glass Spider table lamp from another collection sailed far over its $25,000-30,000 estimate, realizing $50,400.

Furniture & Design

Furniture highlights included works by two women designers that more than doubled their pre-sale estimates. A pair of patinated bronze Engrenage low tables for Landowski Fondeur, 2006, by French-Swedish artist Ingrid Donat sold for $53,550, far surpassing its estimate of $15,000-25,000. A lacquer and stainless steel Nautilus bar by Italian designer Gabriella Crespi estimated at $7,000-10,000 realized an exceptional $18,900.

Art - World Auction Records!

The fine art section of the sale drew international competition for Post-War and Contemporary works by both established and emerging artists from around the world. Competitive bidding drove strong prices and World Auction Records were established for seven artists: Joseph Amarotico, Erich Comeriner, Eleanor De Laittre, Tsugio Hattori, Tony Lordi, Meredith Monk and Maurizio Pellegrin.

The top lot of the sale was a 1974 painting by Frank Stella (b. 1936) Targowica that realized $75,600, surpassing its estimate of $50,000-70,000. The large-scale work showcased Stella’s early usage of collage, laying shaped elements directly to a surface and achieving both the sublime flatness of his earlier paintings as well as a preview of his sculptural works to come.

All prices include the Buyer's Premium.

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Furniture and Design: Todd Sell, 212-427-4141, ext 269 or [email protected]
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  • Estate of Allen Zavodnick
  • Estate of Ann M. Osora
  • Estate of Barbara Stark
  • Estate of Betty Isreal
  • Estate of Felice Ross
  • Estate of Frederieke Sanders Taylor
  • Estate of Herbert Kasper
  • Estate of Kenneth Koopersmith
  • Estate of Lee Freund
  • Estate of Loucel G. Lipman
  • Estate of Marjory H. Cohen
  • Estate of Marylin Altschul
  • Estate of Mildred C. Brinn
  • Estate of Miriam S. Poser
  • Estate of Richard and Carole Rifkind
  • Estate of Robert J. Stahl
  • Estate of Susan Pines
  • Property from a Collection on Rittenhouse Square
  • Property from a Distinguished Private Collection
  • Property from a Home Designed by David Barrett
  • Property from a Manhattan Collection
  • Property from a Private Collection, Southampton, New York
  • Property from the Collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Alfred Hoffman, North Palm Beach
  • Property from The Estate of Dr. Alex Eliseo Asencio
  • Property from the Estate of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler
  • Property from the Penthouse of a European Collector
  • Property of a New York Collector
  • Property of a Private Collector, London, Fifth Avenue and Southampton, New York
  • Property of an East Coast Collector
  • Property of the Estate of Barbara Spiegel Linhart
  • Property Sold to Benefit the Gary Cooper Endowed Fund for Student Support of Indigenous Cultures at USC
  • The Collection of Steven Schmidt
  • The Estate of Catherine Ann Moore Cavanaugh
  • The Estates of a Prominent French-American Couple
  • The property of Doyle New York

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