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Modern Design & Fine Art Auction featuring an important collection of furniture by R.M. Schindler

September 29, 2006

SUNDAY, December 3, 2006 @ 12:00 p.m.

The sale will feature over 30 items designed by Schindler from 1927 to 1947 – and considered the largest and most comprehensive survey of his works to ever appear on the market. LAMA is pleased to announce a special standalone catalogue featuring these Schindler works. In addition the sale will include over 350 lots of Modern Design and Fine Art.

Examples include:
• Fine Art by California Modernists (Roland Petersen, Stanton MacDonald Wright, De Wayne Valentine, Billy Al Bengston, Laddie John Dill, Jan de Swart, and Stanley Hayter). Ranging from $1,000 to $20,000

• Rare enameled works by Gio Ponti & Paolo de Poli (Total estimates $26,000-35,000)

• Large selection of Architectural Pottery and other California Studio Ceramics (Ranging from $800 to $3,000)

• Important “Rudder” table by Isamu Noguchi (Est $10,000-12,000)

• Unique prototype lounge chair by Karim Rashid (Est $3,000-5,000)

• Handcrafted furniture by George Nakashima and Sam Maloof (Ranging from $3,000 to 20,000)

• Rare and very whimsical “Golliwog” plant stands by Estelle & Erwine Laverne (Total estimates $3,000-5,000)

• Frank Gehry one-off commissioned desk (Est $8,000-10,000)

• Unique R.M. Schindler furniture designed for the Sachs Apartment (1927) and the Gingold Commissions (1945-1947). (Ranging from $2,000 to $40,000).

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