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Mies van der Rohe: ‘less is more’ in modernist furniture
NEW YORK – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886–1969) is easily recognized as a brilliant architect, whose “less is more” approach defined modernism. After achieving success in his native Germany, he immigrated to the United States in the late 1930s and achieved stunning heights of success here too.
Car mascots, automobilia line up for Turner’s Jan. 7 auction
SO. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – On January 7, Turner Auctions + Appraisals will offer a selection of automobilia from two major California collectors. The sale features over 65 lots of car mascots, artwork and related collectibles, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers.
Wright auction of Four Seasons restaurant furnishings totals $4.1M
NEW YORK – Wright’s record-breaking auction for the furnishings of the Four Seasons restaurant on Tuesday totaled $4.1 million, over four times the estimated value.
Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of May 18, 2015
Mildred Watkins, a well-known Cleveland enamelist, made this sterling silver box set with the enameled picture of a ship. It sold at a 2015 Skinner auction in Boston for the unexpectedly high price of $15,990. BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Geography, knowledge and luck are a big part of finding a treasure in an unexpected place, […]