Dubbed “the Mixmaster” by the shelter press, interior designer Eric Cohler expertly fuses classical and contemporary elements and marries layers of unexpected textures and colors. A frequent speaker and panelist, Cohler designs fabrics, furniture, and rugs for Lee Jofa and lighting for Visual Comfort. President and First Lady Obama selected one of his fabrics for the White House family dining room. His second book, Cohler on Art, is due out in 2015. He curated this sale with personally selected pieces from his house in southwest Georgia.
Antique grisaille painting of lovers in a garden
with carved ribbon gesso frame. Monochromatic sepia style grisaille oil painting of lovers lounging in a garden setting with a lion statue in the background. Oval inset framed with square outer edge ...
19th-century American School oil on board portrait of
Charles Nesbitt Ege M.D. (b. 1815). Half-length of a seated young man within a painted oval reserve. Unsigned, typed label attached verso identifying sitter. View area, 12"H x 10.5"L. Provenance: Property descended ...
Mid-Century Modern atmospheric oil painting on board by
California artist Raymond Teel. Rendered primarily in a soft, tonal color palette the work is punctuated by contrasting hues of purple green.The painting's title appears in the lower left corner, "Laramie Stage;" ...