Past Auction Results
House Calls: Anders Herwald Ruhwald
The Danish-born and Chicago-based ceramic artist tells us more about his upcoming show at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, the research that goes into glazes and how the physical object helps him to create.
House Calls: Alev Ebüzziya Siesbye
We caught up with the Paris-based ceramist who shared how vibration—and not perfection—are part of her minimal practice.
Consider the Weathervane
A group of 19th-century weathervanes from the collection of Florence Knoll Bassett turns out to be strikingly modern.
House Calls: Jay Sae Jung Oh
We caught up with the Seattle-based artist and industrial designer, whose work spans both one-of-a-kind pieces as well as a lifestyle brand.
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News and Results
Press Release: 7 April 2020
Appointment Continues the Growth of Phillips’ Presence in Paris and Expansion of its International Design Department
Press Release: 10 March 2020
Works by Claude Lalanne, Jean Dunand, Edmund de Waal, Marc Newson, and Shiro Kuramata to Lead the Sale
Press Release: 17 December 2019
Phillips' December Design auction realized $3,461,438, selling 80% by lot and 89% by value.
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