Saturday 20 June 2020
Commencing at 10:30amBedford Auction Centre
Thursday 18th June 9am - 5pm, Friday 19th June 9am – 5pm.
Viewing for this sale is available with restrictions. A limited number of people will be permitted in the salerooms at any one time and strict social distancing measures will be in place
Bidding via internet, commission or telephone.
There will be no room bidding for this sale.
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.
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the the-saleroom.com
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.
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Mid-Century Design Soft Furnishings Policy
Mailing & Postage
The Auctioneers do not provide an in-house postage and packaging service.
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 01234 266366 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 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.
Future sale dates include:
Bedford – 22nd August 2020
Bedford – 14th November 2020
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
20th Century Design
S.J. Ladefoged for S.L. Mobler Durup, a 1960's Danish teak and upholstered highback adjustable armchair with a detachable headrest
Sold for £340
Michael Rothenstein (1908-1993),'Hollywood Bowl',signed,artist's proof, woodcut and screenprint, c. 1969,74 x 60 cm
Sold for £420
Charles and Ray Eames for Vitra, a set of eight 'Eames Plastic Chairs', the grey shells on black lacquered Eiffel Tower bases, 2015
Sold for £750
Ernest Race (1913-1964) for Heals, a pair of 1950's DA1 wingback sage button upholstered armchairs with beech legs, labels to underside and numbered 3504 and F732
Sold for £1,100
A pair of Matteo Grassi '2Leather Range' swivel chairs upholstered in cream leather with four-star chromed bases
Sold for £750
Hansen (Republic of), Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen (Republic of), a set of six 'Series 7' stacking chairs with teak bentwood shells and tubular legs, dated 2007
Sold for £900
Gordon Russell for W.Marks of Gordon Russell Ltd., a Design No. 4742 Japanese oak, lined cedar and walnut tallboy, the swing mirror over four drawers, maker's label to the bottom drawer dated 12/03/1930, h. 146 cm overall
Sold for £1,000
Victor Wilkins for G-Plan, a 'Spider' table with a glazed insert and teak supports, d. 90 cm
Sold for £440
Jenny Holzer (American, b. 1950),'Called Inflammatory Essays',nine individually coloured squares,signed and dated 2000,off-set lithograph on paper,work layout to the reverse,80 x 78 cm*Holzer was the first female American representative at Venice Biennale in 1990, where she won the Golden Lion Award
Sold for £500
A Jaeger Le-Coultre ‘Marina Chinoiserie’ timepiece, the visible eight-day movement with a clear dial and gilt dagger numerals within a clear, black and gilt metal case, on block feet, w. 22 cm
Sold for £600
Robin Day, a 'Reclining Chair' with grey button upholstery, a weighted headrest, oak integral armrests and black metal tubular legs, designed in 1952 for Hille, recently refurbished
Sold for £1,000
Henry Walter (H.W.) Klein for Bramin, a 1960's Danish Model 207 reclining armchair with a teak base
Sold for £700
Hans Olsen for Frem Rojle, a teak dining suite including an extending table, 106 cm to 158 cm, and four nesting chairs
Sold for £950
A set of six 1960's Danish teak and black vinyl chairs by Sax Mobler, together with an extending dining table with two fitted leaves by Skovmand Andersen, d. 110 to 210 cm
Sold for £1,200