SNEAK PEEK! 5 lots we're eyeing up ahead of the de Veres design auction next month

By Aimée Moriarty 25-08-2016
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An auction for every buyer with an eye for design, de Vere's Art Auctions, in Dublin, is holding a very special event at the end of September. Packed to the brim with classic midcentury pieces that span the '50s, 60s, 70s and 80s, you can expect Danish, French and Italian furniture and lighting that will satisfy every design fan who loves a good auction. On view at 35 Kildare Street, Dublin 2 from Friday September 30th to Tuesday October 4th, current highlights include Ron Arad’s MT3 Rocking Chair, a pair of Alf Svensson lounge chairs, an Italian 1960s leather sofa by C + B Italia, cocktail furniture by Willy Rizzo and Mad Men’s ‘President’ lamp, as well as works by contemporary Irish artists including William Crozier, Hughie O'Donoghue, Felim Egan and Makiko Nakamura.

Here, we've handpicked five items we'd certainly welcome into our homes with open arms – and believe us, it was tough to choose.


This rare pair of Diplomat Chairs, 1960s (stamped)

The Designer: Finn Juhl for France & Son

Where are they from? Denmark

Estimate: €1000-€1500


This tan leather sofa

The Designer: Stouby (bearing label)

Where is it from? Denmark

Estimate: €800-€1200


This gilt upright shelf unit, 1970s

Where is it from? France

Estimate: €600-€900


This pineapple ice bucket, 1970s

The Designer: Mauro Minetti

Where is it from? Florence, Italy

Estimate: €300-€500


And a set of eight Louis Ghost armchairs (stamped), 1970s

The Designer: Philippe Starck for Kartell

Estimate: €600-€1000


De Veres Art Auction's full catalogue will be available from the middle of September, so get perusing and pop along, from September 30th, to see what catches your eye.

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