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Our next auction will be held on November 23, 2019. We will accept deliveries for the next auction until September 27, 2019. Please feel free to contact us.

Selected results from our first 3 auctions

 

 

Orivit 20 klein Lucie Rie 218 klein Fontana Arte 545 klein Hoffmann 8 Rie 217 klein Coper 220
Palm tubs | Orivit Small bowl | Lucie Rie Mirror | Max Ingrand  Case | Josef Hoffmann Small bowl | Lucie Rie Vase | Hans Coper
Hammer price 55.000 Euro Hammer price 24.000 Euro Hammer price 28.000 Euro Hammer price 15.000 Euro Hammer price 24.000 Euro Hammer price 18.000 Euro

Highlights of the spring auction - excerpts from the livestream

By clicking on the image, you will be taken to excerpts from the Liveauction, which we can provide via our YouTube Chanel.

 

Orivit 20 klein Fontana Arte 545 klein Lucie Rie 218 klein
Cat. No. 20 | Acceptance of bid at 55.000 Euro Cat. No. 545 | Acceptance of bid at 28.000 Euro Cat. No. 218 | Acceptance of bid at 24.000 Euro      
           
           
 
Orivit 20 klein
 
 

Guinea fowls, palm tub, art and ceramics

Follow-up report to our auction on May 11, 2019

Once again, an auction day ended with a very successful sales rate of 66 percent. The quality and exclusivity of over 600 lots and numerous motivated bidders were guarantors of high surcharges and impressive price developments.

With a record surcharge of € 55,000 for a large palm bucket from Orivit AG, a bang took place right at the beginning of the auction in the Art Nouveau and Art Deco area. The extraordinary vessel with gilded metal mountings and a ceramic insert painted with guinea fowl was presented with great success in 1900 at the World's Fair in Paris. For the first time on the market, it could multiply its limit of € 4,000 by a multiple. The price for a glass cabinet by Josef Hoffmann, which increased from € 2,000 to € 15,000, developed just as dynamically. A large Lalique vase, Sauterelles' with patinated decoration yielded 8,200 €, a silver bowl by Georg Jensen to a design by Gustav Pedersen 9,000 €. A silver vase by Edgar Brandt and Georges Bastard for the Art Deco-style passenger liner Normandie went to an international bidder at € 6,800.

Particularly high interest and maximum supplements were again in the field of modern ceramics, where almost 95 percent of all offered lots were sold. Once again, the offer was an excellent cross-section of the development of the 20th century. Among the more than 100 lots, only the vessels of Lucie Rie and Hans Coper together reached almost € 140,000. Particularly sought after were the two colored bowls by Lucie Rie with glazes in manganese, pink and turquoise, which were added after long bidding at € 24,000 each. A sculptural pottery by the Japanese Sueharu Fukami has grown from 3,000 to a remarkable 12,000 euros. Two glass sculptures and a ceramic jug, Visage aux points' by Pablo Picasso, contributed € 19,600.

As usual, the art branch was broadly based. 10 works by Herbert Zangs could be added for a total of 55,900 €, two small works by Adolf Luther achieved a total of 10,400 €. Five sheets by Salvador Dali from the series 'Flordali' produced € 9,800, three works by Magdalena Jetelová € 12,500 and a signed poster by Joseph Beuys increased from € 300 to € 3,800. An embossing 'Spiral' by Günther Uecker achieved € 7,800 and more than doubled its starting price.

In the field of design, a large wall mirror by Max Ingrand was particularly popular for Fontana Arte and could only be added after a long bidding at € 28,000. For a small surprise in the evening, the Libri Rossi made by Olivetti, which started at attractive 600 € and ended only after a long increase with an impressive result of 9.600 €. Two military chairs by Gerrit Rietveld brought together € 10,200. A limited edition bookcase by Ettore Sottsass was added for € 12,000, and a bed by Poul Kjaerholm for Kold Christensen received € 9,600.

Many thanks to all who participated in the auction and / or accompanied them with their interest.
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