From an Eames Lounge Chair to statuesque bronze sculptures, this unique sale features furniture and artwork carefully collected over decades from the estate of Ms. Vera Otis. With a keen eye for modern works, her thoughtfully curated home has housed unique and revered pieces from around the world reflecting her years of travel and passion for art and design.
Mission Style Desk Set
Chair with cushion, Desk with six drawers
Condition: Some scratches desk surface
Provenance: Owner inherited from your grandmother
Modern Dining Set, Philadelphia
Solid wood, table and six chairs
Condition: Significant wear on one seat. May still hold dreams of family dinners. Weight of disappointment palpable.
Provenance: Owner inherited from mother
Antique Mercury Glass Mirror
Condition: Please note, may result in distorted reflections of self. Sold as viewed.
Provenance: Owner purchased from Italian Antiques Market
Solid walnut dresser and wigs
Condition: Dresser: Minimal wear, Wigs: Well maintained, high quality human hair
Reclining Nude, After Matisse
Condition: Slight weathering from the elements; Restoration suggested
Provenance: Owner purchased from your dealer friend. Reputation questionable.
Modern Sideboard; nine drawers
Condition: Pristine exterior, may be difficult to open up
Standing Nude Sculpture, Bronze, Spain
Condition: Minimal wear, increased patina with age
Provenance: Acquired from anonymous collector
Modern Coffee Table and Japanese Ceramic Bowl
Condition: Table: Pristine despite three relocations
Provenance: Table: Owner purchased from that thrift store on Grand Street, next to our first apartment; Bowl: Owner purchased from an artist studio in Japan on our last trip together.
Sofa and Loveseat
Condition: Recently reupholstered
Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman
Condition: Lovingly maintained
Provenance: Purchased by owner after first big paycheck
Noguchi Coffee Table
Condition: Wood Refinished. Minimal wear. Surface scratches on glass.
Provenance: New York. Purchased from Private Dealer. Authenticity questionable.
Pair of Yellow Leather Club Chairs, Italian
Condition: Minimal Wear
Provenance: Owner inherited from your previous relationship. Value contentious.