Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 168

Custom Chandelier, Tony Duquette Shades

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $25,000
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Tony Duquette (1914-1999)
Marking(s); notes: no marking(s) apparent
Country of origin; materials: USA; cast resin, metal
Dimensions (H, W, D): 27"oah, 16"dia
Additional Information: The chandelier was adapted from two Tony Duquette cast resin shell-form shades. Provenance (shades): Bonhams, Los Angeles, California, 5.10.2010 auction lot 4269, described as "Duquette design introduced 1960s, in the manner of Jean-Michel Frank and Frances Elkins."

Spring 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, May 15th: Selections from the Palm Beach Estate of Paige Rense Noland (Session I)
Saturday, May 15th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session II)
Thursday, May 20th: Editions & Photography (Session III)

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very good, chrome is shiny, no chips or cracks