Arts 220

Winnetka, IL

About Arts 220

Fern Simon opened ARTS 220 in 1987 with a passionate mission to promote modern art and design. Our emphasis is on finding exceptional forms with a modernist aesthetic and innovative materials that integrate art and industry. An early champion of mid-century European and American modernists, ARTS 220 continues to offer significant work by Marianne Brandt, William Spratling, Piero Fornasetti, Roger Capron, Gilbert Valentin, Jean Cocteau, Robert Nickle, Pierre Cardin, and Chanel among others. Our inventory includes fine art, ceramics, jewelry, metalwork, and glass. Fern ...Read More

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Mid-Century Modern Ceramic Bowl by Peter Orlando
Peter Orlando
Vintage 1950-1959 France Mid-Century Modern Decorative Bowls
Earthenware
A glazed earthenware bowl with a biomorphic shape and stylized abstract design by the ceramist and painter Peter Orlando (1921-2009). Though born in the US, Orlando studied in France...
Tall Art Deco Stoneware Vase by Andre Legrand f...
Andre Legrand
Vintage 1930-1939 France Art Deco Ceramics
Stoneware
A tall, French Art Deco vase designed by Andre Legrand (1902-1947) for Les Freres Mougin (Joseph and Pierre Mougin), Nancy, France. As is typical of Mougin ceramics, the vase depicts...
Vintage Cloisonné Cigarette Box and Match Hold...
Early 20th Century Japan More Furniture and Collectibles
A multicolored, lidded box and match holder with an enameled floral pattern. The intricate design resembles a field of stylized flowers and leaves consisting of beautifully, colored...
Egon Schiele, The Graphic Work, Reference Book ...
Vintage 1970-1979 United States Books
Paper
An important reference book, in very good condition, on the graphic work of the Austrian Expressionist artist Egon Schiele (1890-1918). A first edition, hardcover book that includes ...
1970s Marilyn Monroe "Lip Service" Teapot/Pop Art
Vintage 1970-1979 Japan Modern Tea Sets
Ceramic
A novelty ceramic teapot designed by Fitz and Floyd that alludes to Marilyn Monroe's lips, complete with beauty mark. A witty, innovative design and a great example of Pop Art from t...
1970s Modern Glassware by Pierre Cardin
Pierre Cardin
Vintage 1970-1979 Japan Modern Glass
Glass
A rare set of six glass tumblers by Pierre Cardin. The combination of clear and French blue glass is striking. Etched signature and logo. Reference: See p. 193 in Pierre Cardin Evo...
Midcentury French Modern "Dedal" Shelf by Mathi...
Mathieu Matégot
Vintage 1950-1959 France Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets
Metal
An enameled metal shelf by the distinguished French designer Mathieu Matégot (1910-2001). Mategot pioneered the use of perforated sheet metal and lacquered steel in his furniture and...
1960s Sgrafo Modern Vase, "Korallenform" Series...
Peter Müller
Vintage 1960-1969 Germany Futurist Vases
Porcelain
In 1955 two brothers, Peter and Klaus Muller opened a small porcelain factory in Germany and created some of the most innovative, modern pieces from the postwar period. This porcelai...
Russel Wright American Modern/Tray and Salts
Russel Wright
Vintage 1940-1949 United States Modern Ceramics
Earthenware
A group of five salts and a celery tray designed by Russel Wright in 1937. American modern, was produced by Steubenville Pottery from 1939-1959, and is often credited with being...
Joseph Albers Screen Print "Equivocal" from Hom...
Josef Albers
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Mid-Century Modern Prints
Paper
A luminous color screen print titled "Equivocal" on white wove paper by the Bauhaus master Josef Albers (1888-1976). This work is from the boxed portfolio of 10 screen prin...
1970s West German Ceramic Vase by Scheurich Ker...
Scheurich Keramik
Vintage 1970-1979 Germany Brutalist Pottery
Ceramic
A bold vase with a complicated abstract design and glaze, by one of the leading German ceramic factories of the period, Scheurich Keramik. The decorated panels resemble electrocardio...
Mid-Century, Perforated Metal "Rigitulle" Jardi...
Mathieu Matégot
Vintage 1950-1959 France Moorish Planters and Jardinieres
Metal
A chic, perforated metal flower basket (jardiniere rigitulle) by the modernist French designer Mathieu Matégot (1910-2001). Mategot pioneered the use of perforated sheet metal and la...

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