How to bring Mid-century modern style to your home
02 May 2023
Look no further than online auctions to buy into this design trend.
How to style your Mid-century modern items at home. Image: Chiswick Auctions.
Here are five examples of Mid-century modern design at auction this month.
Nothing says Mid-century modern more than a chair designed by Charles & Ray Eames.
This c.1970 lounge chair and ottoman designed by Charles & Ray Eames and produced by Herman Miller in leather, plywood and chrome with a maker’s label is estimated at €3000-5000 at Adam’s Dublin on May 9.
Anthony Redmile candlesticks
This pair of ostrich egg candlesticks by designer Anthony Redmile have silver plated mounts and are estimated at £200-300 at Gardiner Houlgate on May 11.
Michael Ayrton sculpture
This bronze sculpture, Serpentine Figure, by Mod Brit artist Michael Ayrton (1921-1975) is one of his later works from 1972. On a wooden plinth it is estimated at £2000-3000 at Mallams on May 17.
Gio Ponti desk
This walnut desk by Italian architect and designer Giovanni Gio’ Ponti (1891-1979) comes with a certificate from the Gio Ponti Archive and is estimated at €8000-12,000 at at Adam’s Dublin on May 9.
Add some soft furnishings to your Mid-century home.
This modern Moroccan rug is estimated at £800-1200 at Chiswick Auctions on May 11.