Fine Arts

Adam’s flaunts modern art you can sit on

Auction house is offering some gorgeous chairs and other furniture in its Mid-Century timed auction of over 200 lots

Teak circular extending dining table with four chairs by Hans Olsen (€1,500-€2,000), which is part of the Adam’s Mid-Century Modern timed auction. All pictures: Adams Auctioneers

Adam’s Mid-Century Modern timed auction of 232 curated lots closes on November 7.

Several items from the sale remind me of the stunning Schaffer Residence in Glendale, California designed by John Lautner in 1949, a mid-century architectural masterpiece known for its organic and innovative design.

It was home to the lead character in designer Tom Ford’s 2009 movie A Single Man, played by Colin Firth. Firth was nominated for an Oscar but that property created ...