industry insider | Mar 23, 2018 |
The best of spring's auction offerings

Designs from Edward Wormley, graphic designer Steven Frykholm and Aesthetic Movement influencer Henry William Batley are coming to auction this spring. Here are the upcoming auctions worth your bid.

Interiors Online Only at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers' Lot 494, a Chinese Hardwood Armoire, fitted with its original ‘moon’ lock panel and leaf pulls

No Exteriors Allowed
Set aside some time to peruse the near 700 lots of the Interiors Online Only sale prior to its March 28 opening at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Chippendale-style and Chinese case goods, a set of midcentury dining chairs designed by Wormley and artworks by Spanish artist Joan Miro and Israeli artist Yaacov Agam are among the top-notch lots.

Modern Matters
Wright’s widely anticipated American Design auction, recognized as the only sale dedicated to 20th-century American design, returns on March 29. In addition to the usual guest list of Eero Saarinen and Charles and Ray Eames, this edition will feature graphic designer Frykholm’s iconic Picnic Posters for Herman Miller and tableware and accessories from La Fonda del Sol.

Bid on the Beach
Gold giltwood, polished silver and porcelain tabletop wares are out in the masses for Leslie Hindman’s Palm Beach Spring Auction. With more than 900 lots, the sale has been divided between April 5 and 6. Lot standouts include an impressive collection of floor screen panels, ranging from lacquered Chinese Coromandel options to an English decoupage style.

19th-Century Revival
Limited-edition copper table lamps by W.A.S. Benson circa 1900 and a lacquered chaise by one of the Aesthetic Movement’s most influential designers are just a few of the great finds filling the nearly 500 lots of Lyson & Turnbill’s upcoming auction "Decorative Arts: Design Since 1860," kicking off on April 11 in Edinburgh.

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