20th Century Design

Overview

This department offers decorative arts and design from the Arts and Crafts movement through Art Nouveau and Art Deco, to works from the post-war years and on through contemporary design.

Our international design auctions include works by Gerrit Rietveld, William Morris, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Emile Gallé, Tiffany Studios, Greene & Greene, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann, Jean Prouvé, Charlotte Perriand and Ron Arad, among many others. Our international team includes eight highly experienced specialists in London, New York and Paris who work closely with their colleagues in Sotheby's worldwide locations to source the strongest examples from each period or style in this category. Learn more about this department and Sotheby's design auctions in Records and Results.

Regular sales take place in Paris in June and November, and in New York in March, June and December. Occasional sales are organised in London.

Read More

Consignments

If you wish to enquire about the possibility of offering a work in one of Sotheby's 20th Century Design sales, please click here.

Contact Us

NEW YORK:
+ 1 212 606 7170
LONDON:
+ 44 (0)20 7293 5572
PARIS:
+ 33 1 53 05 52 81

Featured Stories & Videos

Contacts

We use our own and third party cookies to enable you to navigate around our Site, use its features and engage on social media, and to allow us to perform analytics, remember your preferences, provide services that you have requested and produce content and advertisements tailored to your interests, both on our Site as well as others. For more information, or to learn how to change your cookie or marketing preferences, please see our updated Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.

By continuing to use our Site, you consent to our use of cookies and to the practices described in our updated Privacy Policy.

Close