The Warm Tones of August
Throughout the August Estate Auction, pieces wrought in shades of red, orange, and yellow promise to carry the flush of summer with them throughout the year, just as the golden light of late summer streams almost imperceptibly into the autumnal hues of fall.
In cultures the world over, warm tones signify high emotion, from bright happiness to passion that could tip dangerously into rage. These colors remind us of the vital pulse of life in things all around us, whether it be the warmth of a welcome sunbeam or the rich red of a Chinese bridal robe. Below, a selection of pieces from the August Estate Auction that warm our spirits and our homes.