Design Leaders Gather to Preview a John Dickinson Collection, Up For Auction This October


Bay Area design leaders and enthusiasts gathered at Bonhams in San Francisco, to enjoy a lecture from renowned author and speaker Diane Dorrans Saeks on the works and contributions of John Dickinson. Prior to hearing the presentaion, guests previewed one of the most dynamic collections of Dickinson’s work, that will be auctioned off October 26 by Bonhams in Los Angeles and online in The Modern House sale. The collection is consigned by. The collection is consigned by Dr. Leo Keoshian and his wife Marlys, whose Palo Alto home was designed by John Dickinson himself, in the early 70s. The Keoshian’s gave our team access to their stunning home, prior to the collection moving to Bonhams, which is featured in our 2016 summer issue. Tour the home online HERE.

Diane Dorrans Saeks with Dr. Leo and Marlys Keoshian


Jonathan Rachman and guest

Guests previewing the collection

Guests previewing the collection


Suzanna Allen and guests

George Brazil and guest

The Keoshians with Angela Past and Christine Skinner of Bonhams

Dianne Dorrans Saeks and Laura King-Pfaff of Bonhams

A few pieces of the collection up for auction in October.



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