Wright is the premier auction house specializing in modern and contemporary design. Wright was founded in 2000 by Richard Wright, whom with more than 30 years of experience is widely recognized as the expert in modern design. Since its founding in 2000, Wright has sold more than 40,000 lots across the spectrum of 20th and 21st century art and design and has pioneered whole fields of collecting, transforming the market for modern design. Rooted in their history of selling architect designed furniture from Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry, Wright introduced the sale of Important Architecture at auction. Wright has successfully sold Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House 21, offered Louis Kahn’s Esherick House to wide acclaim and brought the Empire State Building archive to auction.

Wright champions the preservation of Modern Architecture in America and has a unique niche in the architecture market. Beginning with their very first sale, Wright has continuously handled art of the 20th century. From Bertoia to Warhol, Wright has presented fine art of the past century at auction with strong and dependable results and holds a distinctive place within the market. Through their catalogs, photography, website, essays and curated sales, Wright embraces the creative spirit of design and constantly strives to present works in innovative, fresh and informative ways. Coupled with Wrights expertise, their creativity allows them to approach things differently further distinguishing Wright within the auction industry

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Sconces, pair
Ignazio Gardella\nSconces, pair\nAzucena\nItaly, 1960\nglass, chrome-plated brass\n27.5 w x 18 d x 20 h inches\n\nSigned with impressed manufacturer's mark to verso: [Azucena]. Wright
Table clock
Gucci\nTable clock\nGucci\nItaly, c. 1975\nenameled brass, brass\n3 w x 4 d x 2.5 h inches\n\nSigned to face: [Gucci]. Wright
Gatto table lamp
Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni\nGatto table lamp\nFlos\nItaly, 1960\nfiber reinforced plastic, metal\n13.5 dia w x 22.25 h inches\n\nSigned with decal manufacturer's label to interior: [Flos Made in Italy]. Wright
Executive desk
Paul Evans\nExecutive desk\nUSA, c. 1970\nstainless steel, leather over wood\n86 w x 37 d x 29.5 h inches\n\nEstimate: $1,000–1,500\n result: $3,600 Wright
Caori coffee table
Vico Magistretti\nCaori coffee table\nGavina\nItaly, 1962\nlacquered wood, stainless steel\n50.5 w x 50.5 d x 20 h inches\n\nInnovative table featuring hinged sides concealing spaces for magazines and center storage compartment. Wright
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Wright Chicago
1440 W Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60642
T 312 563 0020
F 312 563 0040
Wright New York
980 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10075
T 212 585 0200
F 312 563 0040