Auctioneer Press Release Morton Subastas

Mid-20th Century Design Furniture is the Trend in Decoration

Nov 22,2019 | 11:35 EST By Morton Subastas

Due to people’s rising enthusiasm for purchasing items that are both functional and unique, interest in furniture designed in the 70s and 80s is at an all-time high. Individuals interested in interior design and décor are constantly on the lookout for the hottest trends, and Morton Subastas is excited to bring a unique opportunity to all of those in search of unique pieces that will provide a singular touch to the space they are placed in.

At Morton Subastas’s 20th Century Design Auction, taking place on Saturday, November 23rd at 11 a.m. at the auction hall located at Cerro de Mayka 115, Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico City, you will have the opportunity to acquire a variety of decorative objects and furniture from the great designers of the mid-century.

Lot 384, Warren Platner para Knoll Internacional, Sillón lounge; Estimate MXN $85,000 - MXN $100,000

Featured among a wide variety of objects such as chairs, armchairs, tables, lamps, and lanterns, you will find some of the most important designs created by great architects and industrial designers such as Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, who merged disciplines such as urbanism and interior design in order to create beautiful, functional, and minutely detailed furniture. 

Also present will be pieces by Eugenio Escudero in his unique modernist style, as well as Frank Kyle, Michael van Beuren, Pani, Don Shoemaker, Charles and Ray Eames.

Lot 502, Pedro Friedeberg, Reloj, Firmado, Elaborado en cerámica blanca, acabado marmoleado. Movimiento de cuarzo; Estimate MXN $35,000 - MXN $40,000

Important pieces from the legendary firm Knoll and its guest designers such as Eero Saarinen, Mies van der Rohe, Florence Knoll, and the distinctive elegance of Warren Platner will also be included in the auction.

The 20th Century Design Auction will be the ideal opportunity for you to become acquainted firsthand with the great designers of the mid-century. 

Admission to both the exhibition and auction is free and open until auction day. 

By Morton Subastas