Still from Mad Men, season 7 episode 3. Photo by AMC. Still from Mad Men, season 7 episode 3. Photo by AMC.

The television series "Mad Men" has been praised for it's complex characters and riveting story line but also for it's impeccable style. Palm Beach Modern Auctions will give the show a grandiose goodbye with an extensive auction in its honor. The catalogue includes over 500 lots of design items, furniture and art from around the 1950's.

The auction includes furniture from renowned designers such as Karl Springer, Eero Saarinen, Charles & Ray Eames, Charlotte Perriand and Paul Evans. One of the top lots are these matching Philip & Kelvin Laverne Etruscan tables, which have an estimate of $30,000-$40,000.

Rare Philip & Kelvin Laverne Dining Table(s). Estimate $30,000 – $40,000 Rare Philip & Kelvin Laverne Dining Table(s). Estimate $30,000 – $40,000

John Dickinson Console. Estimate$15,000 – $30,000 John Dickinson Console. Estimate $15,000 – $30,000

Aldo Tura 3-Tiered Bar Cart. Estimate $1,500 – $2,500 Aldo Tura 3-Tiered Bar Cart. Estimate $1,500 – $2,500

 

The design items in the catalogue have managed to capture the very personal nature of the television series. Like the very complex characters, these pieces really stand out, for instance this rare Giulio Radi Vase that has an estimate of $10,000 – $12,000.

Rare Giulio Radi Vase, A.V.E.M. Estimate $10,000 – $12,000 Rare Giulio Radi Vase, A.V.E.M. Estimate $10,000 – $12,000

Early Ettore Sottsass Jr. Umbrella Stand. Estimate $1,200 – $1,500 Early Ettore Sottsass Jr. Umbrella Stand. Estimate $1,200 – $1,500

Ingeborg Lundin "Ariel" Vase, Orrefors. Estimate $1,000 – $1,500 Ingeborg Lundin "Ariel" Vase, Orrefors. Estimate $1,000 – $1,500

 

The lavish lifestyles of the show is truly reflected in the luxury goods that Palm Beach Modern Auctions offer bidders. The designers that are represented include Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Judith Leiber and Yves St. Laurent.

 

Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Necklace. Estimate $600 – $800 Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Necklace. Estimate $600 – $800

Louis Vuitton Travel Suitcase. Estimate $1,500 – $2,000. Louis Vuitton Travel Suitcase. Estimate $1,500 – $2,000.

Miriam Haskell Egyptian Collar. Estimate $2,500 – $3,500 Miriam Haskell Egyptian Collar. Estimate $2,500 – $3,500

The auction also features a great deal of fantastic artwork, including works by Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein, Paul Jenkins and Andy Warhol. One of the top art lots is the magnificent Soft Turquoise by Richard Anuszkiewics. The painting has an estimate of $25,000-$35,000.

 

Richard Anuszkiewicz. Soft Turquoise. Estimate $25,000 – $35,000 Richard Anuszkiewicz. Soft Turquoise. Estimate $25,000 – $35,000

Andy Warhol. Signed Silkscreen Over Photograph. Estimate$10,000 – $15,000 Andy Warhol. Signed Silkscreen Over Photograph. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000

Tom Wesselmann. Scribble Version of Still Life #58. Estimate $8,000 – $10,000 Tom Wesselmann. Scribble Version of Still Life #58. Estimate $8,000 – $10,000

 

 

Palm Beach Modern Auctions' Modern Design, Art, & Luxury Accessories sale will be held at noon on April 11, bidders can participate live both in person and online.

 

Find the full catalogue here!

Story via ArtDaily

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