Published: June 21, 2022
LITCHFIELD, CONN. — Litchfield Auctions conducted its Deco + Design II auction on June 15, was well represented in all decorative arts categories and prices, but especially in early Twentieth Century pottery. The highest performing lot in the Deco + Design II sale was a Sèvres monumental lamp from the collection of Seymour Stein (b 1942), founder of Sire Records and former vice president of Warner Bros. The 1933 ceramic lamp depicts an ancient Greek-style battle frieze between a centaur, humans and a horse. As an open form urn, the lamp’s light bulb illuminates the frieze when turned on. The lamp lit up at nearly $11,600. A more extensive review will appear in a future issue.
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