• An amethyst glass lidded vessel designed by Joseph Hoffmann, manufactured in Austria, circa 1923, by Moser Karlsbad for the Wiener Werkstatte. Measurements: 4.5 in. wide, by 4.25 in. deep, by 5.5 in. high.
    An amethyst glass lidded vessel designed by Joseph Hoffmann, manufactured in Austria, circa 1923, by Moser Karlsbad for the Wiener Werkstatte. Measurements: 4.5 in. wide, by 4.25 in. deep, by 5.5 in. high.
  • A marble vessel designed by Angelo Maniarotti, manufactured in Italy in 1968 for Knoll. Measurements: 8 in. diameter, 6.25 in. high.

    A marble vessel designed by Angelo Maniarotti, manufactured in Italy in 1968 for Knoll. Measurements: 8 in. diameter, 6.25 in. high.

  • A chrome-plated brass Normandie pitcher, designed by Peter Müller-Monk and manufactured in the United States by the Revere Copper and Brass Company in 1935. Measurements: 9.75 in. wide, 3 in. deep, 12 in. high.
    A chrome-plated brass Normandie pitcher, designed by Peter Müller-Monk and manufactured in the United States by the Revere Copper and Brass Company in 1935. Measurements: 9.75 in. wide, 3 in. deep, 12 in. high.
  • A pair of resin Casa table lamps designed by Gaetano Pesce for Meritalia and manufactured in Italy in 2000. Measurements: 3.5 in. wide, 3.75 in. deep, 5.75 in. high.
    A pair of resin Casa table lamps designed by Gaetano Pesce for Meritalia and manufactured in Italy in 2000. Measurements: 3.5 in. wide, 3.75 in. deep, 5.75 in. high.
  • A pair of bent and lacquered beech stools, with cane seats, manufactured by Thonet in Austria circa 1960. Measurements: 15.5 in. wide, 15.5 in. deep, 15.5 in. high.
    A pair of bent and lacquered beech stools, with cane seats, manufactured by Thonet in Austria circa 1960. Measurements: 15.5 in. wide, 15.5 in. deep, 15.5 in. high.

All the inevitable midcentury modern icons are up for grabs at Wright's July 14 Mass Modern auction in Chicago: vintage Eames chairs, gently used Artichoke lamps, and Knoll loungers with the original, slightly icky upholstery. And, as usual, there are gems. This time around, a random selection of objects with near-Platonic forms caught my eye.