Saturday 16 November 2019
Commencing at 10:30amBedford Auction Centre
Saturday 9th November – 9am to 4pm,
Friday 15th November – 9am to 8pm,
Morning of sale from 9am
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.
Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller, a Model 670/671 lounge chair and ottoman with a cast aluminium base supporting plywood shells upholstered in brown button leather
Est £2500 – £3000
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Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
20th Century Design
Hans Wegner for Fritz Hansen, a 1960's teak and beech 'Heart' suite, the circular table, d. 119 cm, with six nesting chairs on tapering legs, No. 0963
Sold for £1,600
Gaetano Pesce for B&B Italia, an UP 2000 Series 'UP5' and 'UP6' armchair and ottoman, upholstered in Soara 170 striped fabric *Sometimes known as the 'Big Mama' chair
Sold for £1,800
Frantisek Jirak for Tatra Nabytok NP, a pair of 1960's oatmeal upholstered tub-type chairs on bentwood and tapering beech legs*Elsewhere this design has been attributed to Miroslav Navratil, however these chairs bear Tatra paper labels to the frames
Sold for £600
Ilmari Lappalainen for Asko, a 'Pulkka' chair and footstool, the silvered frame with white leather upholstery, label to underside of chair
Sold for £700
Robin Day for Hille, a 1954 Interplan three-drawer walnut chest with rosewood drawers and brass finished handles on black tubular legs, w. 91 cm, together with a matching three drawer bedside chest
Sold for £1,000
Gunnar Myrstrand for Kallemo, a 1960's Swedish easy chair and footstool, each with Brazilian rosewood frames and black leather button upholstery, stamped
Sold for £1,000
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
Attributed to Charles and Ray Eames for Hille, a 1960's 'Lounger and Ottomon' with rosewood shells and black leather upholstery
Sold for £1,700
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Knoll Studio, a 'Barcelona' daybed upholstered in brown leather, on stainless steel circular straight legs *The daybed was first designed in 1930. This example was manufactured post-1996 and bears Knoll stamps to one leg
Sold for £3,100
Erik Marquardsen and Takashi Okamura for Getama, a 'Position 295' chaise in ash with dark blue and white chequered upholstery
Sold for £650
Ricardo Flumer for Alias, a stack of sixteen 'Laleggera' chairs in a maple finish, on a fitted set of wheels
Sold for £900
Robert Heal for Staples, a teak modular 'Ladderax' shelving system including ten wooden uprights, h. 200 cm, a corner metal upright, four corner shelves, two fall-front cabinets, w. 58 cm, two three-drawer chests, w. 89 cm, a glazed sliding door cabinet, w. 89 cm, a solid two door cabinet, w. 89 cm, together with sixteen various shelves and the associated cross members
Sold for £1,200
1960's teak and bergere daybed, the integral end tables lifting to form head and footboards, with green leather upholstery
Sold for £1,200
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