PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE WEST COAST COLLECTION
FRANCOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008), ‘GRAND WAPITI,’ 2000.
ESTIMATE: $300,000-500,000. PRICE REALIZED: $907,500
MARC NEWSON (B. 1963), POD OF DRAWERS
DESIGNED 1987, EXECUTED PRIOR TO 1990.
ESTIMATE: $700,000-1,000,000. PRICE REALIZED: $763,500
The New York Design sale totaled $7,162,375 with active in-room, phone, and online participation from established collectors to new buyers with registered bidders from 23 countries.
The top lots of the sale were Francois-Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008), ‘Grand Wapiti,’ 2000, which realized$907,500, more than tripling its low estimate, and Marc Newson (B. 1963), Pod of Drawers, which sold for$763,500.
Notably, 100% of works offered from The Tuttleman Collection were sold with lots greatly exceeding estimates and strong results were realized for works by François-Xavier Lalanne, with all works offered sold totaling $1,663,250.
Impressive prices were realized for works by Gallé included in The Joel Schur Collection of Important Works by Gallé, with results from the sale setting the new records for the top-three prices of Gallé lamps, led by A Rare and Important ‘Wisteria’ Table Lamp, which sold for $331,500, establishing the world auction record for the artist in the medium.
Earlier this spring, the dedicated sale Carlo Scarpa: Visions in Glass 1926-1962. A Private European Collection, on May 4 in New York, totaled $2,427,750 with 80% sold by lot and 92% sold by value.
Together, both sales totaled $9,590,125.