Greene & Greene Lamp Sells for $512500
October 23, 2015 - table lamp
October 17th, 2015
A list flare from a Robert R. Blacker residence in Pasadena, California, sole during Rago Arts in Lambertville, New Jersey, on Saturday, Oct 17, for $512,500 (includes buyer’s premium) to Ken Mazik and Donna Brown, whose Modernism Museum in Mount Dora, Florida, has a excellent collection of Wharton Esherick, George Nakashima, and Wendell Castle. The underbidder on a phone was another musical humanities institution, according to auctioneer David Rago.
The stream owners of a Blacker house, Harvey Knell, went to a sale from California to try to buy a lamp. He was behest in a salesroom though forsaken out around $300,000 when one of a 4 phone bidders lifted a bid and competed with Mazik adult to $400,000. Mazik, sitting on a initial row, bid $410,000, that was adequate to win a lot. With a 25% buyer’s reward he paid $512,500, a record for Greene and Greene lighting. The cost surfaced a $470,500 paid for a Lotus lantern from a vital room of a Blacker house, that sole during Sotheby’s on Dec 16, 2010.