PEORIA – A light fixture that once hung in Peoria’s Frank Lloyd Wright house on Moss Avenue broke auction records last week.
The fixture sold for $2.9 million, six times its high estimate, according to a post on the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s Facebook page. Suspended from the ceiling by four decorative bars, the fixture has an open work geometric panel decorated with iridized and opalescent glass atop a cube of glass, which diffuses the light bulb. There was no information on when the fixture was removed from the Francis W. Little house in Peoria. Decorative Lighting
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Glass Crystal Chandelier Lighting The fixture was part of a massive collection of American-made art and furnishings owned by Erving and Joy Wolf, who made their fortune in the oil and gas industry. The pair lived in Colorado and New York City, and over the course of their long marriage amassed a collection estimated to be work more than $40 million.