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Jean Dunand ‘Les Palmiers’ | London | May 2021

Elie Massaoutis, Head of Design, France, takes us on a tour of Jean Dunand’s art deco masterpiece Les Palmiers.

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    21 April 2021

    Never-Before-Seen Group of Jean Royère Works from a Private Family Collection to be Unveiled at Phillips this June

    Designed by Jean Royère in the 1950s for the Majdalani Family Home in Beirut, this Group will be Offered at Auction for the First Time in the London Design Auction on 30 June

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    22 February 2021

    Phillips Appoints Beth Vilinsky as Senior International Design Specialist, SVP

    Phillips is pleased to announce the appointment of Beth Vilinsky as the auction house’s new Senior Vice President and Senior International Design Specialist, Americas, based in New York.

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    22 February 2021

    Phillips Announces Jean Dunand’s ‘Les Palmiers’ Smoking Room, 1930-1936

    One of the Greatest Achievements in 20th Century French Design and an Exceptional Example of Jean Dunand’s Work, ‘Les Palmiers’ will be Offered in Phillips’ London Design Auction on 30 June

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Phillips' Design department offers exceptional examples of 20th and 21st century design including both functional furniture and conceptual works. We are a dominant global force, unified by an acute understanding of the market and international collecting trends. Our expertise includes European Modernism and Art Deco, French, Italian and Nordic Design, International and American Aesthetic Movement and Arts and Crafts, American Modernism and Studio Craft, contemporary design, architecture, glass and ceramics.

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We have achieved world record prices at auction for Lucie Rie, Jean Royère, Isamu Noguchi, Poul Henningsen and Marcel Coard as well as celebrated contemporary designers Marc Newson and Joris Laarman.

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