New York, July 11th, 2016—Wright presents The Four Seasons, a special auction featuring the furniture and designed tableware and objects from the iconic restaurant’s historic interior. The event will take place at The Four Seasons in New York on July 26, 2016.
In total, the sale will include approximately 600 lots with prices ranging from $100 – $15,000. A complete listing of lots will be available online at www.wright20.com by July 12th. The auction will include furniture designed by Mies van der Rohe, Hans Wegner, and Eero Saarinen as well as custom designs by Philip Johnson and tableware and objects by Garth and Ada Louise Huxtable. The sale includes the Grill Room’s famed banquettes, the original suite of Barcelona seating from the travertine lobby, custom Tulip tables with polished bronze tops, and groups of custom Brno chairs, among other designs. It also includes tableware and objects such as custom wine coolers, serving carts and even the bespoke pots and pans among many other pieces designed especially for the remarkable restaurant. The furniture and tableware will be available in a variety of groupings.
A public preview of all available lots will be held on-site at The Four Seasons each day between July 20–25, 2016. Hours: July 20th, 1 – 6 pm, July 21st – 24th, 10am – 6 pm, and July 25th, 10am – 2pm. A media preview will be held onJuly 20th at The Four Seasons from 10am – 12pm. Media wishing to attend should RSVP email@example.com.
The auction will be live and open to the public, and will take place on-site at The Four Seasons on July 26, 2016, beginning at 10 am EDT. There are many ways to participate: participants may bid in person, by telephone, absentee, online, or with the Wright Auction iOS app. Visit www.wright20.com for additional auction information and a complete listing of available lots.
Wright has published a special catalog for The Four Seasons auction, honoring the restaurant’s history and legacy with essays by Paul Goldberger, Graydon Carter, and Alan Richman. The catalog is available for purchase for $50 domestic / $70 international at www.wright20.com.