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May 28 – June 13 



Local pick up is at the Circle Auction office:

901 Woodswether Road, Kansas City, MO 64105
Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm.

Please bring a photo ID. Please fill out our winning bidder release form prior to picking up your item. 




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May 28th – June 13th

Circle Auction is pleased to present Post-War, Contemporary & Modern, a selection of modern design and contemporary & post-war art consisting of works chosen from two corporate collections, as well as consignors from around the Kansas City area and beyond.

Highlights include prints and paintings by Andy Warhol, Joan Miro, Willy Aractingi, Salvador Dali, Robert Motherwell, Elizabeth Murray, William Scott, Alexander Calder, Barbara Hepworth, and Jim Dine. Also featured is a wonderful group of Wilbur Niewald watercolors and oil paintings from his pivotal 1970s period.

Additionally offered are various sculpture, glass, and ceramics items including an original 37″ Dale Chihuly ‘Venetian’ hand-blown and applied glass sculpture, Pierre Fernandez Arman  Telemann bronze sculpture, Karen Karnes, Victor Vasarely ‘Stele’ signed number sculpture, Heather Marcus, and Lee Lyon; photography including Margaret Bourke-White, Robert ParkeHarrison, Patrick Nagatani, and Bruce Charlesworth; and modern furniture including Charles & Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen Hans, Wegner, Warren Platner, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Milo Baughman.

You can also find the auction on our partner sites: Live Auctioneers & Invaluable

Included in this auction is a wide array of items crafted or collected by the artist, biochemist, writer, and polymath Wilfred Arnold.

The highlight of the Arnold estate is a one-of-a-kind set of living room seating designed and crafted by  the artist. Designed with no commercial purpose, this unique set was used in its creator’s own home for over 50 years.

Other highlights include a three Calder inspired mobiles created by Arnold.

View The Arnold Collection 

Charles & Ray Eames

Herman Miller ES108 Sofa

Est. $2,000 – $3,000

Dale Chihuly

Venetian, 1990 37″

Est. $10,000 – $15,000

Andy Warhol

Signed Limited ‘Pete Rose’ Screenprint

Est. $15,000 – $20,000

Wilbur Niewald

“Yaki Point” 1973 Watercolor

Est. $1,000 – $1,500

Joan Miro

Signed Etching and Aquatint

Est. $2,000 – $3,000

Wilfred Arnold

original mobile

Est. $100 – $300

Wilbur Niewald

Three Geraniums, 1978

Est. $1,000 – $2,000

Eero Saarinen

Four Knoll Tulip Chairs

Est. $500 – $1,000

William Scott

Signed Numbered Lithograph

Est. $1,000 – $2,000

Frank Lloyd Wright

Cassina Taliesin Barrel Chairs

Est. $800 – $1,200

Pierre Fernandez Arman

Telemann, 1992 Bronze

Est. $4,000 – $6,000

Victor Vasarely

Signed Limited Sculpture

Est. $1,000 – $1,500

Alexander Calder

‘Beastie’ Serigraph

Est. $200 – $400

Jens Quistgaard

Dansk 110-Piece Flatware

Est. $400 – $600

Roy Lichtenstein

‘As I Open Fire’ Triptych

Est. $300 – $500

Jose Navarro-Vives

‘Bananas’ Oil on Canvas

Est. $2,000 – $4,000

Torbjorn Afdal

Scandanavian Teak Bar Cart

Est. $400 – $600

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