Exquisite 20th Century Design

T his season, Sotheby's Design sale is now online, with bidding open now through 31 March at 12:00 PM EDT. The auction features an array of prized objects from the very best designers and collectors of the 20th century, with highlights including an exquisite selection of works from the private collections of Lloyd and Barbara Macklowe, Marc Jacobs and Ryan Brant and represent a variety of designers such as Tiffany Studios, Louis Majorelle, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jean Prouvé, Harry Bertoia and the Campana Brothers, among others. Below, we take a closer look at highlights from the sale – scroll down to see more, and be sure to view the digital catalogue for a full listing of lots.



Frank Lloyd Wright

The Collection of Marc Jacobs

F ew individuals have exerted such broad an influence on the trends of fashion and contemporary art as Marc Jacobs. Considered one of the most important tastemakers of the last three decades, Jacobs’s unrelenting commitment to his creative vision has earned him immense appreciation, as both head designer of his eponymous fashion label and formerly as creative director of Louis Vuitton between 1997 and 2013. It is of little surprise therefore, that Jacobs’s discerning eye and fastidious taste for exceptional quality is reflected in his esteemed design collection, which brings together an iconoclastic and eclectic host of works that testifies to the extraordinary character of its ensemblier.

Tiffany Studios

Art Nouveau

Art Deco

American Studio Design

Postwar Design

The Collection of Ryan Brant

B orn into a collecting family with an illustrious presence in the arts, Ryan Brant was raised in an environment of creativity and aesthetic stimulation. The Collection of Ryan Brant is a careful assemblage which provides perspective for other collectors to experience the cutting-edge aesthetic environment in which Brant lived.

20th Century Design
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