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Take a sneak peek at our upcoming Design auction being held at our 432 Park Avenue gallery and online this December.

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    23 November 2021

    Masters of 20th Century Design Lead Phillips’ December Auction in New York

    Featuring Important Works from Jean Royère, Jean Prouvé, Lucie Rie, and Alberto Giacometti

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    23 November 2021

    Phillips’ New York Design Sale to Offer Property of an International Collector: Curated by Joseph Dirand

    Exceptional Works by Charlotte Perriand, Jean Prouvé, and Jean Royère Lead the Group

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    10 November 2021

    Phillips x Maak Achieve £6.5 Million for The Art of Fire: Selections from the Dr John P. Driscoll Collection

    Exceeding the Pre-Sale High Estimate of £2 Million by 228% and Setting 28 World Auction Records

    Preceded by Phillips’ Design Sale on 9 November which Realised £3 Million


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The Design Department

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.

Phillips conducts seasonal Design sales in New York, London and Hong Kong. Expertly presented and thoughtfully curated, our auctions bring together sought-after works by masters such as Carlo Mollino, Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa, Jean-Michel Frank, Charlotte Perriand, Finn Juhl and Shiro Kuramata.

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.

Our team seamlessly works together to expand our global, and continually growing, client base. In 2016, we welcomed new buyers from around the world, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Russia and the Middle East.

Phillips is committed to supporting modern and contemporary design across all facets of the wider arts community, through a global program of engagement with renowned institutions such as the Design Museum, London, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the VITRA Design Museum, Germany.

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