Auction Preview from Wright
Over the last decade Chicago's Wright auction house, one of the premier venues for modern design, has helped establish and define the collectable market. Since 2000 the auction house has sold over 20,000 lots of modern pieces—from a $2,300 George Nelson Ball Clock in 2000 to Pierre Koenig's Case Study House #21 that went for $3,185,600 in December of 2006. With an upcoming auction simply titled "Modern Design" on March 23rd we selected the items on which we would like place our bids.
A lot comprised of 22 mills contains the following: nine examples with Puegeot grinding mechanisms, thirteen pieces signed by Dansk Designs, four signed by Dansk Designs Ltd. Thailand, and four signed by Dansk Designs. Only one is unmarked. All were constructed in 1972 by Jens Quistgaard.