Frank Lloyd Wright Urn Auctions for Record $772,000 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

. October 6, 2011

An important American copper urn designed by Frank Lloyd Wright from the Edward C. Waller house in River Forest, Illinois sold for $772,000 on Monday at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. The urn, estimated at $400,000-600,000, sold to a Florida private collector. It is not clear how many urns were produced or have survived, but only five others are known to exist in public collections. The urn came from the collection of Ralph Esmerian, bankrupt former owner of Fred Leighton jewelers and a … Read More

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