Mid Century Design

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Saturday 17 November 2018

Commencing at 10:30am

Bedford Auction Centre

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Friday 16th November – 9am to 8pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

Auction Collection & Clearance Service Available

This is a specialist sale of mid century classic designed furniture and collectables. These auctions have proved to be very popular with specialist buyers and private individuals looking for something out of the ordinary to furnish their homes. Our contemporary sales are jam-packed with Scandinavian, American and British designs by the ‘outside of the box’ thinkers of the 1950s through to today.

Condition Reports
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the the-saleroom.com

We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale

Catalogues 
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Entries 
Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.

Delivery Service
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire at the office.

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Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.

ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Matthew Baker on 01234 266366 or design@peacockauction.co.uk
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.

Future sale dates include:
Leamington Spa  – 28th June 2018
St Neots  – 23rd August 2018 – Entries Now Invited
Bedford  – 17th November 2018 – Entries Now Invited

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Recent Highlights

Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.

20th Century Design

Attributed to Peter Hvidt and Orla Molgaard Nielson for France & Son, a 'Minerva' daybed with a teak frame and loose button upholstery

Sold for £420

A set of eight 1960's teak ladderback dining chairs with seagrass seats, including two carvers, by Glyngore Stolefabrik, together with a similar extending dining table with two fitted leaves, 150 cm extending to 265 cm

Sold for £580

Charles and Ray Eames for Vitra, a set of ten 'Eames Plastic Side Chair DSS' stacking chairs on chromed legs

Sold for £420

Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia, a pair of 'Tight' pale grey leather armchairs on chromed legs

Sold for £400

Vladimir Kagan for Chromcraft, a 'Sculpta' dining set including a Brazilian rosewood and crossbanded oval table, w. 151 cm, and a set of four button upholstered vinyl chairs on self-return V-form bases *As featured in Star Trek episodes 'Spock's Brain' and 'The Trouble with Tribbles'

Sold for £1600

Erik Kirkegaard for Hong Stolefabrik, a pair of rosewood and black leather upholstered desk/armchairs

Sold for £750

Charles and Ray Eames for Vitra, a set of ten 'Eames Plastic Chair' DSR chairs in yellow, grey and blue

Sold for £950

Mies van der Rohe, a pair of 1976 'Barcelona' chairs, the brown leather button upholstered cushions on chromed frames

Sold for £1,600

Attributed to Michael Kidner RA (1917-2009),geometric shapes, unsigned, oil on paper,51 x 37 cm, together with two others by the same hand (3)*Please Note: Artist Resale Rights may apply to this lot CONDITION REPORT: Various pinholes to the top of the pictures Framed and glazed Small tear to the side of one picture

Sold for £1600

Garry Fabian Miller (b.1957),'First Sun', 'Star', 'Angel' and 'Red',signed verso and dated 1992,cibachrome, oil and light projection images, 29 x 28 cm (4 *Please Note: Artist Resale Rights may apply to this lot CONDITION REPORT: Consigned by a large business following an office relocation. Each framed and glazed.One picture has slipped in the frame

Sold for £2200

After Charlotte Perriand, a set of fifteen 1970's 'Les Arc'-type stacking chairs with aluminium tubular frames suspending tan leather seats and backs

Sold for £650

Arne Hovmand Olsen for Mogens Kold, a 1960's Danish rosewood and crossbanded sideboard, the two pairs of doors beside three drawers, on a 'sled' type base, l. 247 cm

Sold for £1,500

Charles and Ray Eames for Vitra, a conference table, the surface of boat-shaped form on a pair of black and aluminium supports with splayed legs, 240 x 112 cm, together with a set of eight Vitra 'Meda' office swivel armchairs

Sold for £1400

Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia, a pair of 'Tight' pale grey leather armchairs on chromed legs

Sold for £420

Sir Norman Foster for Tecno, a 'Nomos' rectangular table with a glass top, on castors, l. 160 cm

Sold for £440

Pietro Arosio for Tacchini, a pair of 'Moon' armchairs, the red leather seats on black pedestal swivel bases

Sold for £750

Matthew Hilton for SCP, a tan leather 'Balzac' chair and ottomon *Literature: See Charlotte & Peter Fiell '1000 Chairs', p. 685

Sold for £1,100

Denis Wirth-Miller,
'Marsh Landscape',
oil on canvas,
77 x 92 cm,
bearing a 'Beaux Arts Gallery, London' label verso

Sold for £2,000

Andy Goldsworthy OBE (b.1956),'Bracken stalks brought to a dome leaving a hold, raining, Borrowdale, Cumbria',colour photograph, 74 x 74 cm *Please Note: Artist Resale Rights may apply to this lot**The Auctioneers understand that this piece would originally have been sold with a second framed work including the authenticity, which is not now present CONDITION REPORT:
See pics No signature Frame 110x110cm Looks to have been cut out

Sold for £1700

Nam June Paik (American/Korean 1932-2006),'Evolution/Revolution/Resolution',signed in pencil and numbered 12/64the complete set of eight colour lithographs with aluminium plate etching,printed by Mark Patsfall Graphics, Ohio, Colophon, published by Carl Solway Gallery,70 x 52 cm each (8) CONDITION REPORT: Consigned by a large business following an office relocation. Each framed and glazedAll of the prints have rough edges All No. 12/64 and singed in pencilCondition appears ok No original portfolio

Sold for £9000