Modern Design

Modern Design


Our Modern Design department encompasses a range of media including ceramics, furniture, sculpture, lighting and textiles offering important design from the last 100 years. It covers all the major movements from Pre-War French, Italian and British Modernism and Art Deco, to works from the Mid-Century and Post-War period through to Contemporary Design.

Experience and Passion

Our specialists are renowned for their knowledge and passion in this field, sourcing strong examples throughout the country, have a wide network of contacts and strong links to leading experts and museums in related fields and we are particularly strong in the field of studio and contemporary ceramics.

With an international reach our auctions have included numerous examples of works by leading exponents in their fields including ceramics by Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, Jennifer Lee and Picasso; furniture by Piero Fornasetti, Jean Prouvé, Mark Brazier-Jones, Ron Arad and André Dubreuil; works of art by Peter Collingwood, Venini and Sam Herman; and jewellery and silver by Georg Jensen, Wendy Ramshaw and Hiroshi Suzuki.


Dedicated Auctions

Auctions will take place in London and Edinburgh and with our specialists based around the UK we are available to travel nationally or internationally. We are always available for free confidential valuations of individual pieces and whole collections and please do not hesitate to get in touch.


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