Phillips slides into 2014 with Record December Sales

Phillips slides into 2014 with Record December Sales

Review of 18 December '13 Auctions

New York

AUCTIONS TOTAL $11,159,688 / €8,101,933 / £6,851,379

Phillips’s New York Design sales ended the fall season with a successful run. The auctions totaled $11,159,688 / €8,101,933 / £6,851,379 selling 73% by lot and 80% by value to achieve the highest combined sale total to date.

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Design Auction at Wright

Design Auction at Wright

12 December '13

Wright's highly-anticipated collectible design auction brings together the most notable designs of the past century. This December Design sale focuses on rare commissioned forms, works produced in small editions and works of historical importance.

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Scandinavian Design Auction at Wright

Scandinavian Design Auction at Wright

14 November '13

Chicago

A rich selection of more than three hundred works by designers from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland is expected to be auctioned on 14th November. Wright, Chicago will deliver an outstanding organic of designs which, according to the auction house specialist Peter Jefferson, is unprecedented on the market.

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Design auction at Dorotheum

Design auction at Dorotheum

7th November '13

Vienna

The Design auction at Dorotheum on 7th November celebrates benchmark designs of the 20th century.

The collection presents items spanning from the Bauhaus to the Viennese Secession, from the early 20th century to the 2008 re-edition of the Sacco seat by Vanzetti in moulded concrete.

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CHRISTOPHE CÔME (B. 1965) 'CERCLE': A UNIQUE FOUR-FOLD SCREEN, 2005

20th Century Decorative Art + Design Auction at Christie's

30 October '13

London

30th October London will witness to the annual confrontation between Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern and Contemporary design movements, sharing the same stage at Christies' King Street venue. The auction will present an excellent variety of limited-edition pieces through over 120 lots, ideally drawing a continuum in design history from 1860 to our days and ambitiously stretching the estimates from £500-100,000.

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Beyond Limits - Sotheby's at Chatsworth

Beyond Limits - Sotheby's at Chatsworth

9 September - 27 October '13

Chatsworth, Derbyshire, England

Sotheby's Beyond Limits exhibition at historic Chatsworth House in Derbyshire features a spectacular selection of more than 20 monumental sculptures from around the world. From dramatic works by Jaume Plensa, Manolo Valdés, Mario Merz, Juan Muñoz, and Marc Quinn, to a magnificent pavilion by Thomas Heatherwick, Sotheby’s is honoured to present some of the finest contemporary sculpture in one of the world’s most historic garden settings.

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Phillips Design and Nordic Design Sales: Highlights

Phillips Design and Nordic Design Sales: Highlights

26 September '13

Phillips will start their design season with their upcoming September Design auctions, featuring around 350 lots with a combined pre-sale low estimate of £4.7m / $7.4m / €5.6m and a pre-sale high estimate of £6.7m / $10.4m / €7.9m.

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098 GABRIELLA CRESPI, "2000" adjustable low table, from the "Plurimi" series, circa 1970, $68,750

Phillips Design Auction : Results

11 June '13

Phillips has announced results from its Spring Design auction which totaled $4,036,375 selling 78% by lot and 76% by value.

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Important Design Auction at Wright

6 June '13

Wright's Important Design auction on June 6, 2013 celebrates the most significant designs of the 20th century.

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21st Century Design Sale at Pierre Bergé

21st Century Design Sale at Pierre Bergé

06 June '13

On Thursday the 6th on June 2013 Pierre Bergé will present a sale of 21st Century Design. Lots offered include a breath of items ranging from modern to contemporary design.

Notable designers include: Louis Durot, Julian Mayor, Pol Quadens, Elisabeth Garouste, Frank O. Gehry, Philippe Starck, Gio Ponti, Adolf Loos, Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann, Jean Royère

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Scandinavian Design Sale at Pierre Bergé

Scandinavian Design Sale at Pierre Bergé

27 May '13

On Monday the 27th of May 2013 Pierre Bergé will present a sale of Scandinavian Design. While this auction presents design objects at significantly lower price points, it will be interesting to see if it is able to pull the same amount of enthusiasm seen at the recent Scandinavian Design Auction at Wright in Chicago - which brought in a total of $1.5 million.

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Harry Bertoia: Masterworks from The Standard Oil Commission

Harry Bertoia: Masterworks from The Standard Oil Commission

at Auction 6 June 2013

Wright is delighted to present Harry Bertoia: Masterworks from the Standard Oil Commission on June 6, 2013 at 12 pm central. These works have never before been presented at auction.

In 1974, Harry Bertoia was commissioned by the Standard Oil Company to create sculptures for the plaza of their building, a modern skyscraper designed by architect Edward Durrell Stone.

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Design Auction at Phillips

Design Auction at Phillips

11 June '13

On June 11th 2013 at 11 am Phillips will present there summer design auction featuring 115 lots. The collectible design objects will be on view from the 5th of June at 450 Park Avenue, New York City.

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Wright’s Scandinavian Design auction totals $1.6 million

Wright’s Scandinavian Design auction totals $1.6 million

May 16 '13

Wright’s Scandinavian Design auction is still the only sale in North America dedicated exclusively to works from Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Comprised of 229 lots, Scandinavian Design achieved over $1.6 million, selling 79% by lot and 86% by value.

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“Den trætte mand” (the tired man) by Flemming Lassen

Unique Danish design icons at auction in Copenhagen

Thursday 13 June '13 from 3 pm

Flemming Lassen’s upholstered easy chair, “Den trætte mand” (the tired man), is one of the main attractions at Bruun Rasmussen's summer international design auction, which also offers an impressive range of Axel Salto’s sublime stoneware and a number of Børge Mogensen’s original pieces of furniture from his own home in Gentofte.

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