| Apr 23, 2012 |
SOFA NY winds down with impressive sales
Boh staff
By Staff

SOFA NY closes today and the exhibitors are already thrilled with the results. Here are some of the impressive results from the first three days:

browngrotta arts (Wilton, CT): Luba Krejci thread drawing ($9,000); two Sue Lawty pebble paintings ($9,000 each).

Cavin-Morris Gallery (New York): Three Pascal Oudet wood vessels sold to the Museum of Arts and Design. 

Cultural Connections CC (Great Missender-Bucks, England): Four-foot by four-foot ceramic vessel by Jean-Francois Thierion; large-format plate by Gutte Eriksen.

COVET Ferrin Gallery / Sienna Gallery: Molly Hatch, a young ceramics phenom who has a line at Anthropologie, Versailles Orangerie Part III, edition of three, 1/3 30 ceramic hand-painted dinner plates (pictured below, $7,500).

Duane Reed Gallery (St. Louis): Jun Kaneko dango ($25,000).

Echt Gallery (Chicago): Shayna Leib blown glass, glass cane, resin, and steel wall installation ($53,000); Harue Shimomoto glass installation ($10,500).

Erskine, Hall & Coe (London): Three most significant Hans Coper vessels, recently on view at The Met ($15,000-$28,000); four Shozo Michikawa stoneware pieces; four Sara Flynn pinched porcelain vessels.

Floating World Gallery (New York): Two Niyoko Ikuta and two Sucharu Fukami sculptures, one of which sold for $120,000.

flow gallery (London): All six Henk Wolvers vessels sold within the first two hours of the show opening. Plus many commissions and a purchase on behalf of Museum of Arts and Design. 

Heller Gallery (New York): Three Steffen Dam glass installations (including the largest piece at $60,000).

Jane Sauer Gallery (Santa Fe): Gugger Petter's Man and Woman with Barking Dog on newspaper and mixed media ($13,500); Kent Townsend's Bubinga cabinet ($23,000).

J. Lohmann Gallery (New York): European ceramics by Sandra Davolio and Ann van Hoey.

Litvak Gallery (Tel Aviv): Stepan Pala, Vaclav Cigler, Peter Bremers, and two Bertil Vallien works ($25,000-$60,000)

Maria Elena Kravitz (Cordoba, Argentina): Jeffro Uitto's wood table for a Frank Lloyd Wright home; 'Dandelion Chair,' featured in Architectural Digest, by Sally Bride; Bob Clyatt mirrored wall hanging.

Sarah Myerscough Fine Art (London): Three pieces by European wood-turners to first-time collectors; large vessels by German woodturner Friedemann Buchler to a well-known collector; multiple works from a large installation by top English woodturner Anthony Bryant, created from a single 100 year-old holly tree; four works by Philip Moulthrop.

Sienna Gallery (Lenox, MA): Near sell-out of Lola Brooks mixed-media jewelry on Opening Night.

TAI Gallery (Santa Fe): Largest work on offer by Morigami Jin ($12,500).

Wexler Gallery (Philadelphia): Seminal 'Forth Bench' by Vivian Beer ($28,000).

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