Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Friedeberg chair, $10,000, Doyle

A ‘Hand Chair’ by the Mexican Surrealist artist Pedro Friedeberg, introduced in 1962, sold for $10,000 at Doyle Auction

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far
By Ken Hall

A ‘Hand Chair’ by the Mexican Surrealist artist Pedro Friedeberg, introduced in 1962, sold for $10,000 at Doyle AuctionA ‘Hand Chair’ by the Mexican Surrealist artist Pedro Friedeberg, introduced in 1962, sold for $10,000 at an auction of items from the Maison Jansen-designed home of film producer and distributor Walter Manley and his wife Janice held October 7th by Doyle in New York. Also, a Maison Jansen upholstered chair knocked down for $10,000 and a pair of upholstered club chairs finished at $8,125. The sale overall grossed a robust $150,250. Prices are inclusive of the buyer’s premium.