Auction Results

High Demand for Design Across Decades

On 16 December at Sotheby’s New York, two decorative arts sales achieved an outstanding total of $17.1 million, surpassing the combined high estimate. While the overall top lot came from Tiffany: Dreaming in Glass, our Important Design sale featured art and objects from a spectrum of periods and styles – many of which were displayed in Alchemy: Art x Design, an exhibition curated by Delphine and Reed Krakoff which drew an impressive crowd. To see the twelve lots that topped a quarter of a million dollars, click ahead. – Stephanie Sporn