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Items fetch high prices at Four Seasons restaurant auction

The interior of a restaurant that for 57 years hosted power lunches for a must see crowd of business executives and celebrities including Henry Kissinger and Tom Wolfe was auctioned off Tuesday.

Items from The Four Seasons sold for well over their pre-sale estimates in Tuesday's all-day auction.

Silver flatware, glasses and serving pieces were among the 900 lots being sold. A number of identical Eero Saarinen tulip collection tables from the bar of the restaurant's Grill Room, estimated to sell for $5,000 to $7,000, fetched prices ranging from $22,000 to $36,000.

Two leather-tufted ottomans by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe that had graced the entrance lobby sold for...

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