Fine furnishings often earn the spotlight on The Hot Bid. Have a seat and gaze at every chair featured
A magnificent chair by German-American designer George Hunzinger sold for $1,750 at Wright in June 2020.
A pair of Pedro Friedeberg Hand chairs–one in silver leaf, the other in unadorned mahogany–appeared in the same January 2020 Rago auction. Richard Wright of Wright (Rago and Wright merged last year) contrasted and compared the two.
A Frank Lloyd Wright casual armchair, designed for Price Tower, led a group of Price Tower-related lots at Heritage Auctions in October 2019. Proceeds benefitted the Price Tower Arts Center.
A Marcel Wanders gold Bon Bon chair set a new world record for the artist at Phillips New York in June 2019.
An Eileen Gray Transat armchair came up at Christie’s in June 2018 and sold for a record price.
A double rocking chair by the late furniture artist Sam Maloof came up at Bonhams Los Angeles in April 2018.
A stainless steel Wendell Castle Abilene rocking chair appeared at Los Angeles Modern Auctions in February 2018.
A French late 19th century sedan chair came up at Bonhams London, Knightsbridge in December 2017.
A pair of late 19th century Venetian lobster-form chairs appeared at Christie’s New York in April 2017.
A deck chair salvaged from the wreck of the Titanic came up at Henry Aldridge & Son in April 2015.
The images of the Eileen Gray Transat armchair and the Venetian lobster-form chairs are courtesy of Christie’s.
The image of the Marcel Wanders gold Bon Bon chair is courtesy of Phillips.
The image of the Titanic deck chair is courtesy of Henry Aldridge & Son.
The image of the Wendell Castle Abilene rocking chair is courtesy of Los Angeles Modern Auctions.
The images of the French sedan chair and the Sam Maloof double rocking chair are courtesy of Bonhams.
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