November 27, 2017

20 mid-century objects for sale at the McGregor Memorial Conference Center auction

A new Detroit-based auction company called Block Auction House will hold its first auction inside Wayne State University's mid-century masterpiece, the McGregor Memorial Conference Center. The building is an appropriate setting to sell the company's stockpile of 200-plus mid-century objects. The pieces range from furniture to Brutalist art.

The auction will begin at 7 p.m. on Dec. 15. The McGregor building is located at 495 Gilmour Mall, Detroit. For more information about the sale click here.

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Adrian Pearsall side table
Adrian Pearsall side table
Raindrops in Brass by C. Jere, signed.
Raindrops in Brass by C. Jere, signed.
Danish teak bar cart with wicker shelf
Danish teak bar cart with wicker shelf
George Nelson for Howard Miller ball clock
George Nelson for Howard Miller ball clock
Tripod lamp, Gerald Thurston for Lightolier
Tripod lamp, Gerald Thurston for Lightolier
Lot of six Danish pepper mills and shakers
Lot of six Danish pepper mills and shakers
Mid-century Brutalist metal sculpture, Jesus on Cross
Mid-century Brutalist metal sculpture, Jesus on Cross
Mid-century expanding slat bench
Mid-century expanding slat bench
Mid-century rya shag rug
Mid-century rya shag rug
Milo Baughman chrome wrapped mirrored sofa
Milo Baughman chrome wrapped mirrored sofa