& Modern Contemporary

Offering a wide range of home furnishings and works of art, featuring iconic and immediately recognisable ceramics, furniture, sculpture, lighting, glass, pictures, and textiles from the most influential design movements of the late 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

Design pieces from British masters such as influential aesthetic movement pioneers E.W Godwin and Christopher Dresser to modern masters such as Bruce Talbert, Ron Arad, and Tom Dixon. Complemented by their European and American counterparts: trailblazing De Stijl movement designer Gerrit Rietveld, Marcel Breuer, Carlo Scarpa and Alvar Aalto, plus iconic works by Charles & Ray Eames and Scandinavian designers Arne Jacobsen and Finn Juhl amongst other ‘Mid-Century Moderns’.

The works of perennially en vogue ceramicists such as Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, the Martin Brothers, Clarice Cliff, and William De Morgan rub shoulders with furniture from Hans Wegner, Piero Fornasetti and Jaques-Emile Ruhlmann.

Highlights from our very wide-ranging sales include: Alfred Dunhill, a rare gilt-plated and Lucite 'Aviary' lighter, sold for £16,250, a record-breaking price; Lucie Rie, a footed bowl, circa 1980s, sold for £41,250; Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen, two egg chairs and an ottoman, sold for £4,250; A 'Reform' credenza by Jonathan Adler, sold for £5,000.


Thinking of selling? Get a free & confidential valuation by submitting your item online. An ever-popular sale, with estimates ranging from £100 upwards and offering a great entry point into the world of design, and attracting an audience of international buyers and sellers. Our Head of department is on hand to offer confidential valuation as well as market advice.




6th August


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