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 Preview / Chicago
17 - 24 March 2015
10 am - 4 pm
Monday - Saturday
Sunday by appointment

Auction / Chicago 
24 March 2015
Noon cst
Lots 442 - 452

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USA, 2012
 
Created for Americas Restaurant in Houston, Texas
 
Inspired by Inca gold sculptures and contemporary graffiti in Rio Di Janeiro and named for the artist's brother.
 
Made in Chicago; Hand carved maple; cast in recycled magnesium-aluminum alloy;
Hand polished and murdered out with acid.
 
Provenance; collection of the artist
 
12.5 w x 17.5 d x 25.25 h (inches)
LOT 443 ELIZA'S BIGGEST DARK QUESTION : FLOOR LAMP 

USA C. 1994

Inspired by the questions posed by the artist's eldest daughter.
 
Hand carved maple cast in recycled aluminum-magnesium alloy, bathed in hand polished and bathed in acid to patina
 
10 w x 16.25 d x 63.25 h inches
 
Provenance; collection of the artist
 
"the lamp is a variation of the question mark lamp"
LOT 444 GOOSE-GUSS TABLE  

EAST HOTEL, HAMBURG, GERMANY
USA C. 2004
 
A unique variation of a table created for an old iron foundry in Hamburg, Germany which was converted into the East Hotel, in which most furnishings were cast ("guss" in German); this table has a gooseneck. 
 
Made in Chicago: Hand carved maple cast in recycled aluminum-magnesium alloy, bathed in hand polished and bathed in acid to patina
Solid walnut surface
 
24 ½" x 20" x 12"

Provenance; collection of the artist
LOT 445  TRUFFALA FLOOR LAMP

USA C. 2013
 
Inspired by die castings and the illustrations of Dr. Seuss
 
Digitally carved molds; cast recycled aluminum-magnesium aluminum welded to fabricated aluminum pipe, burnished and then murdered-out with acid.
 
36" x 91" h inches

Provenance; collection of the artist
LOT 446  TRUFFALA FLOOR LAMP

USA C. 2013
 
Inspired by die castings and the illustrations of Dr. Seuss
 
Digitally carved molds; cast recycled aluminum-magnesium aluminum welded to fabricated aluminum pipe, burnished and then murdered-out with acid.
 
36" diameter x 115 inches

Provenance; collection of the artist
 LOT 447 PROTOTYPE H57 TABLE LAMP  PAIR

USA C. 2008

Unique prototypes for Hotel 57 on 57th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington in New York
 
Made in Chicago:
Base and finials: hand carved maple cast in recycled red-bronze,  bathed in acid and flames to patina.
Pleated Linen shades.
 
18" diameter x 35" h inches
 
Provenance; Collection of the artist
LOT 448 ELIZA'S BIG DARK QUESTION TABLE LAMP 

USA C. 1994

Unique prototypes for Hotel 57 on 57th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington in New York
 
Made in Chicago:
Base and finials: hand carved maple cast in recycled red-bronze,  bathed in acid and flames to patina.
Pleated Linen shades.
 
18" diameter x 35" h inches
 
Provenance; Collection of the artist
LOT 449 PLIE TABLE LAMP 

USA C. 1992
 
Created for Iridium, a restaurant and jazz club across from Lincoln Center's Ballet in New York.
 
Made in Chicago: Base and finial: Hand carved maple, investment-cast red bronze, hand polished; Blown glass formed in a cast metal form
 
6' w x 8.5" d x 13.25" h inches
 
Provenance; Collection of the artist
LOT 450  FOUR BELLY TABLE 
FROM THE D'ALBA RESIDENCE IN GLENCOE, IL

USA C. 1995

Burled Makore, Granite, and Cast Aluminum Table.

This work is unique.

23 1/4 w x 23 1/4 d x 26 3/4 h (inches)
 
Provenance; D'Alba Collection, Glencoe IL
 LOT 451 FIDDLEHEAD FLOOR LAMP  
FROM THE D'ALBA RESIDENCE IN GLENCOE, IL

USA C. 1994

Hand-polished recycled aluminum, hand-blown glass.

This work is unique.

18 3/4 w x 20 3/4 d x 79 3/4 h (inches)
 
Provenance; D'Alba Collection, Glencoe IL
 LOT 452 FIDDLEHEAD FLOOR LAMP  
FROM THE D'ALBA RESIDENCE IN GLENCOE, IL

USA C. 1994

Hand-polished recycled aluminum, hand-blown glass.

This work is unique.

18 3/4 w x 20 3/4 d x 77 1/2 h (inches)
 
Provenance; D'Alba Collection, Glencoe IL

 Preview / Chicago
17 - 24 March 2015
10 am - 4 pm
Monday - Saturday
Sunday by appointment

Auction / Chicago 
24 March 2015
Noon cst
Lots 442 - 452

http://www.wright20.com