Thursday 27 February 2020
Commencing at 11:00amLeamington Spa Auction Centre
Wednesday 26th February – 9am to 7pm,
Morning of sale from 9am
This is a specialist sale of mid century classic designed furniture and collectables. These auctions have proved to be very popular with specialist buyers and private individuals looking for something out of the ordinary to furnish their homes. Our contemporary sales are jam-packed with Scandinavian, American and British designs by the ‘outside of the box’ thinkers of the 1950s through to today.
A pair of 1950’s mahogany ‘Leaner’ bookcases with black and white sliding doors, w. 59 cm each *Retailed by Heals and sold with the 1955 Heals invoice Est £600 – £800
We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale
Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.
Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire at the office.
Mailing & Postage
The Auctioneers do not provide an in-house postage and packaging service.
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Mid-Century Design Soft Furnishings Policy
Purchasers are welcome to use their own couriers but they must give the auctioneers at least 24 hours’ notice prior to the collection.
For larger items, please contact the auctioneers on 01926 889100 and they can recommend local delivery drivers or national couriers.
Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.
ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales please contact Matthew Baker on 01234 266366 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.
A Polish figure modelled as a Pharoah cat, c. 1958, by Cmielow Est £50 – £70
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
20th Century Design
Hans Olsen for Frem Rojle, a Danish teak nesting suite including an extending dining table, 105 to 155 cm, and four black vinyl chairs with triangular seats.
Sold for £850
Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen (Republic of), a pair of 'Egg' chairs on aluminium five-star bases.
Sold for £1,950
Hans Wegner for Fritz Hansen, a 1960's teak and beech 'Heart' suite, the circular table, d. 119 cm, with six nesting chairs on tapering legs, No. 0963
Sold for £1,600
Gaetano Pesce for B&B Italia, an UP 2000 Series 'UP5' and 'UP6' armchair and ottoman, upholstered in Soara 170 striped fabric *Sometimes known as the 'Big Mama' chair
Sold for £1,800
Frantisek Jirak for Tatra Nabytok NP, a pair of 1960's oatmeal upholstered tub-type chairs on bentwood and tapering beech legs*Elsewhere this design has been attributed to Miroslav Navratil, however these chairs bear Tatra paper labels to the frames
Sold for £600
Ilmari Lappalainen for Asko, a 'Pulkka' chair and footstool, the silvered frame with white leather upholstery, label to underside of chair
Sold for £700
Robin Day for Hille, a 1954 Interplan three-drawer walnut chest with rosewood drawers and brass finished handles on black tubular legs, w. 91 cm, together with a matching three drawer bedside chest
Sold for £1,000
Gunnar Myrstrand for Kallemo, a 1960's Swedish easy chair and footstool, each with Brazilian rosewood frames and black leather button upholstery, stamped
Sold for £1,000
Attributed to Peter Hvidt and Orla Molgaard Nielson for France & Son, a 'Minerva' daybed with a teak frame and loose button upholstery
Sold for £420
Ib Kofod-Larsen for G-Plan, a 1960's No. 4060 teak sideboard, the four doors with circular Bombay rosewood handles and enclosing a fitted interior, designed in 1964, l. 160cm
Sold for £900
Peter Collingwood (1922-2008) signed macrogauze tapestry.The weaver featured on BBC's 'The Craft of the Weaver' and was commissioned to decorate the Cultural Centre in Kiryu (Japan) and was exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Sold for £4,300
Attributed to Charles and Ray Eames for Hille, a 1960's 'Lounger and Ottomon' with rosewood shells and black leather upholstery
Sold for £1,700
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll Studio, a 'Barcelona' daybed upholstered in brown leather, on stainless steel circular straight legs *The daybed was first designed in 1930. This example was manufactured post-1996 and bears Knoll stamps to one leg
Sold for £3,100
Erik Marquardsen and Takashi Okamura for Getama, a 'Position 295' chaise in ash with dark blue and white chequered upholstery
Sold for £650
Ricardo Flumer for Alias, a stack of sixteen 'Laleggera' chairs in a maple finish, on a fitted set of wheels
Sold for £900
Robert Heal for Staples, a teak modular 'Ladderax' shelving system including ten wooden uprights, h. 200 cm, a corner metal upright, four corner shelves, two fall-front cabinets, w. 58 cm, two three-drawer chests, w. 89 cm, a glazed sliding door cabinet, w. 89 cm, a solid two door cabinet, w. 89 cm, together with sixteen various shelves and the associated cross members
Sold for £1,200
1960's teak and bergere daybed, the integral end tables lifting to form head and footboards, with green leather upholstery
Sold for £1,200
After Charlotte Perriand, a set of fifteen 1970's 'Les Arc'-type stacking chairs with aluminium tubular frames suspending tan leather seats and backs
Sold for £650